Alayna graduated from Ohio Northern University with a degree in civil engineering. In 2011, she and her husband, Ryan, welcomed their first child, Mirabel. At 3 months old, Mirabel was diagnosed with Koolen-de Vries Syndrome. Alayna worked as a civil engineer in the water and wastewater treatment field for 12 years before deciding to stay home in 2015. Alayna is now a full-time mom, therapist and the manager of Mirabel’s therapies and appointments! Mirabel also has a younger sister, Emmeline and a younger brother, Willis. Alayna is passionate about meeting new families in the special needs community and about increasing awareness and education about Koolen-de Vries Syndrome.