Down Syndrome Information Alliance
In 2001 Heather Green had her first daughter, Gabby, who was born with Down syndrome. In 2004, along with two other families, Green founded the Down Syndrome Information Alliance. She has been active ever since, serving as Vice President, Executive Director, and currently serving as DSIA’s Program Coordinator. DSIA provides regular educational symposia, resources, support, activities, and myriad programs for the Down syndrome community.
Green previously worked for Sacramento County as a Deputy Sheriff. Now, along with DSIA, Green works at the Sacramento County Office of Education – Infant Development Program as an Infant Educator. Green is also a committee member of The National Scientific Advisory Committee for the MIND Institute. Together, she and Andrew have six children.