What Is It Like Going Blind And Deaf?

Steven McCoy is sitting in a chair with his legs crossed wearing a 3 piece blue suit
Rebecca Alexander is sitting in a chair wearing a black dress with her legs crossed

Please join us for an educational and awareness evening to learn about the rare disease Usher syndrome. CART will be available at the event. For other accessible requests see below.


a graphic of a timeline-5-6 pm drinks and appetizers, 6-6:15 private film premier, 6:15-7:15 discussion with Q&A, 7:15-7:45 Meet and Greet, 8:00 End of event.

Please Note: If you need an SSP ask your MCB case manager to fill out the referral form and send that to Jonathan Lejeune at jlejeune@deafinconline.org. DBCAN will process the request to provide SSP or CN services. Needs to be coordinated two weeks in advance of the event.

Danita Chantel

Danita Chantel

Danita Chantel is a NYC Recognized Media Personality, known for inspiring others to push beyond their fears and live out their dreams. Backed by a B.S. in Medical Technology from Morgan State University and 20+ years of experience working with Allied Health, Danita boldly made the career switch from medicine to media. Carving her own path in the media world, Danita builds off her 15 years of experience as a fashion model and knowledge acquired from MBA coursework within the Marketing and Management fields at The New Jersey Institute of Technology. She is currently featured as the Lifestyle and Entertainment host on the "Donna Drake!" TV Show, a CBS program, and is a contributing writer for the popular culture-based publication Bella Magazine. Danita is also the principal creative director and founder of DC Consulting, LLC., where she spearheads marketing projects in addition to health & wellness initiatives in the Tri-State area.