Jennifer Downey lives in western Massachusetts (USA) in the beautiful Berkshires with her husband, Ian, and three small children. Her oldest son, Colten is six years old and has WAGR Syndrome. She attended Syracuse University, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Inclusive Education in 2006 and her Masters as a Reading Specialist in 2007. She currently holds a teaching certificate for Elementary Education 1-6, Special Education Pre-K-12, and Reading Specialist Pre-K-12. She is currently a fifth grade teacher for Williamstown Elementary School in Williamstown, Massachusetts.