Dr. Downey overcomes hurdles

Dr. Downey, a staff psy­chologist at San Quentin, is no stranger to overcoming obstacles in life. “I fell behind in grade school because no one knew I was deaf,” Downey said. “It wasn’t till middle school that I got the resources that helped me adjust.” Her hearing disability be­came something that gave her a distinct … Continue reading Dr. Downey overcomes hurdles