By Chloe Long
Heather went to public school in Alabama until fourth grade, until she started falling behind her peers. She went to the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis, Missouri. She eventually caught up and returned to public school.
Why Is She Famous?
She was appointed to be on the National Council on Disability by George Bush, and resigned in 2010.
Impact On The Deaf Community
Where Are They Now!
The More You Know
Has had a passion for ballet since she was a child.
Has 3 sons named John, James, and William.
Has looked up to Helen Keller since 4th grade.