Suzy DeYoung is a parent to three children, ages 24, 21 and 19. She became involved in the recovery efforts put in place following the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings, working as a Care Coordinator for the government funded, Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team. Presently, Suzy works with The Avielle Foundation, a non-profit established in honor of six-year-old Avielle Rose Richman who lost her life in the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shootings. Suzy co-hosts and produces the foundation’s Brainstorm Experience Speaker Series. Suzy’s first book, “A Gift of Hindsight: Reflections on Successes, Failures, and Lessons Learned from Seasoned Parents and Parenting Experts,” was published in 2018. Suzy’s websit, Trauma Informed Parent offers information and guidance to parents of children who have experienced trauma or adverse childhood experiences.