Title: 'Effectively Involving Parents and Families in EHDI Programs'
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Lisa Kovacs - POC
Hands & Voices
     Credentials: Parent
      Lisa lives in Indiana with her husband Brian and four children. Her son has severe hearing loss and Auditory Neuropathy. Lisa is the Director of Programs for Hands & Voices HQ, founding board member of IN Hands & Voices, and she’s been with Hands & Voices since 2004. She serves on the AAP EHDI Task Force, co-chair of the Indiana Department of Education Special Education Advisory Council, and board member of Coalition for Global Hearing Health. Lisa has extensive training and experience in special education advocacy. She is passionate about training other parents to recognize their strengths and abilities so they feel confident to make educated decisions and advocate for their children. Most importantly, Lisa hopes that through training parents, there will ultimately be more children who can advocate for themselves. Lisa enjoys reading, running, watching her children participate in sporting events, and spending time with her family.