Meet our wonderful NEW Site Manager!


Marissa (Rissa) is a rehabilitation counselor with a specialization in cognitive disabilities. She holds a rehabilitation counseling certification, utilizing her skills in the field of different abilities encouraging folks to explore their gifts in a wide variety of vocational settings, personal development and socialization skills.

She is a long-term member/facilitator of the San Diego People First Community and the current Co-Chair of the San Diego In Home Support Services Advisory Committee.

Rissa is excited and ready to explore her new role at GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement San Diego.

Next time you see her, free feel to welcome her!

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