ENTERTAINMENT

November 14, 2019
movie theaters should have open captions

What we can learn about open captions from this small movie theater

People who are deaf and hard of hearing often avoid movie theaters because of inadequate captioning. More theaters should have open captions.
November 11, 2019
Emerald city deaf book club

Book Review: ‘Emerald City,’ a novel by Brian Birnbaum

PR Hilton reviews Emerald City and interviews author Brian Birnbaum, who is an only Child of Deaf Adults (CODA). The Deaf community is part of the book.
November 6, 2019
astrology of deaf celebrities

The Astrology of 8 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Celebrities

The astrology of deaf celebrities will tell you more about them. The astrological charts of eight deaf celebrities are profiled.
November 5, 2019
El deafo - books for kids with hearing loss

Book Review: ‘El Deafo’ graphic novel helps kids gain confidence with hearing loss

"El Deafo" is a graphic novel that follows the story of Cece, a bunny, who gains confidence with herself as she grows up with hearing loss.

Phonak “hEARos”

The Phonak “hEARos” program supports a community of inspirational individuals who harness Phonak’s passion to fighting the stigma attached to hearing loss, tearing down barriers for the hard of hearing and finding new and innovative ways to help everyone reconnect to the beauty of sound.

So you feel like you have what it takes to become a Phonak hEARo?

OTHER NEWS

December 6, 2019
Star Wars ad

This inclusive ‘Star Wars’ ad will bring you to tears

A heartwarming Star Wars ad has gone viral, and for good reason. The ad reinforces that Star Wars is truly a universal language.
November 29, 2019
improved hearing aids

Can learning how the brain listens in loud settings lead to improved hearing aids?

Scientists have come one step closer to solving the “cocktail party problem.” In a crowded room, the brain can easily focus on a single speaker. The brain of a hearing […]
November 13, 2019
skydiving with hearing loss

Tips for skydiving with hearing loss

When I first went skydiving I didn't know what to expect. Here are tip and what you need to know before skydiving with hearing loss!
November 1, 2019
DNA editing to prevent hearing loss

Couple plans to edit embryo’s DNA to prevent hearing loss

A deaf couple in Russia considers being among the first to participate in DNA editing to prevent hearing loss of their unborn child.
October 31, 2019
disability emojis

The hearing aid emoji is here!

The long-awaited hearing aid emoji is finally here! The hearing aid emoji, a person signing “deaf” and other disability emojis were released yesterday.
October 30, 2019
Audiology awareness month

A guide for your next audiology appointment

During this audiology awareness month, Phonak teen Isaac tells us his top tips for making the most out of his audiology appointments.