Bryn Gelaro

Bryn GelaroDirector of Adult Initiatives and Special Projects

Bryn Gelaro, a social worker with a passion for behavioral health of adults with Down syndrome, was a consultant for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation from 2015 to 2017 before Director of of Adult Initiatives and Special Projects.  Her work includes furthering Global’s adult care initiatives, including serving as an executive committee member and co-author of the Adult Medical Health Care Guideline update and supporting Global’s efforts to open a World Class Medical Clinic for adults with Down syndrome.

In addition to her work with Global, she previously consulted for the Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic.

Bryn earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012 and a Masters in social work from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service and Administration in 2015. She completed her Master’s graduate field training at the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic in Chicago, where she facilitated social skills groups, completed assessments, conducted one-on-one therapy, and occasionally tried to keep up in a Zumba class with teens and adults with Down syndrome.

In her free time, Bryn can be found sipping coffee and reading books in Denver coffee shops, or doing house projects with her partner, their 7 chickens, and 3 cats on their tiny farm in Globeville, Denver.

Contact Bryn at 720-548-5624 or