Linnea Joffe-Nelson

Linnea graduated from Boston College with a M.A. in Counseling Psychology and is currently attending MGH Institute of Health Professions to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. In addition, she maintains involvement in the Labs of Cognitive Neuroscience at Boston Children’s Hospital specializing in clinical and behavioral assessments and intervention. Her masters work focused on severe […]

Nicole Baumer

Dr. Baumer is a child neurologist and pediatrician, specializing in the care of children with complex neurodevelopmental disabilities. She graduated from Skidmore College and Harvard Medical School. She also obtained a Masters in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she focused on Special Education and educational research. Dr. Baumer sees patients in […]

Zach Rossetti

Zach Rossetti, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University. A former special education teacher and inclusion facilitator from New Hampshire, Dr. Rossetti’s research focuses on social interactions and friendships between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), specifically the contexts […]

Sarah Cullen

Sarah Cullen is the Family Support Director for MDSC. She oversees the Parents’ First Call program, supporting both new and expectant parents. The MDSC First Call program has been replicated in 24 Down syndrome organizations across the country in 20 states. Sarah and her husband Dan have three children, including Matthew who is 24 and […]

Emily Jean Davidson

Emily Jean Davidson, MD, MPH, RYT is a pediatrician specializing in neurodevelopmental disabilities at Boston Children’s Hospital where she works in the Down Syndrome Program and the Complex Care Service. Through the Boston Children’s Hospital Maternal Fetal Care Center, Dr. Davidson also provides consultation to families who have received a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome. […]

Vince Randazzo

Vince Randazzo is a public policy advisor to the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) in Washington, D.C., where he supports the organization’s advocacy initiatives, including those related to health care, research and financial empowerment. He has more than three decades of professional, managerial and executive leadership experience in government, business and public policy. Prior to […]