Past Events

Learning from the Loved Ones’ Lived Experience

May 24 - May 24, 2023


Man standing outside in front of a bus holding a white cane and a sign that says I am deaf and low vision. Waiting for blue line

Webinar Details

When: May 24th

Time: 6-8pm EST

Facilitator: Lisa Catanzaro, LCSW-R HKNC Supervisor of Rehabilitation Counselors and Clinical Services

Target audience: DeafBlind community, family members, community providers

Description: Join us as we listen and learn about the joys and struggles of family members of individuals who have combined hearing and vision loss. These family members are spouses, parents, siblings, or significant others. Facilitated by HKNC Mental Health Coordinator Lisa Catanzaro, panelists will discuss their lived experiences and life lessons as a family member of an individual with combined hearing and vision loss.

Cost: $50, includes CEU credits
**Fee waived for individuals who are DeafBlind and their family members. Please contact

ACVREP CE Hours: 2.0

CRC CE Hours: 2.0

NASW CE Hours: 2.0


Meet the Presenter

Lisa Catanzaro, LCSW-R

A woman with blonde shoulder-length hair smiling into the camera

Lisa Catanzaro, LCSW-R received her Master of Social Work degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York. She is currently the Supervisor of Rehabilitation Counselors and Clinical Services at Helen Keller National Center. Lisa has worked in the field of DeafBlindness for over 30 years. Her passion for the field developed initially as a volunteer at HKNC and continued to evolve throughout the years. She then held many positions within the agency ranging from an instructor in various departments to case management. Her current position affords her the opportunity to be involved in the journey of individuals who are DeafBlind. In addition, Lisa provides private psychotherapy services on Long Island, NY.


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