ENTERTAINMENT

August 6, 2019
Siren Play Zeperno

Novel ‘Siren Plays Zeperno’ tells the story of a deaf gamer

Imagine a place where people with a wide range of abilities come together to play an online card-based role-playing game. That’s the core of author Geoff O’Brien’s new novel, “Siren […]
August 1, 2019
Zackary Arthur

How my hearing loss helps my acting

Twelve-year-old Zackary Arthur doesn’t let his hearing loss pull him away from the camera. If anything, he believes it makes him a better actor. “It made me a better listener […]
July 23, 2019
lauren ridloff deaf super hero

Lauren Ridloff will play first deaf superhero in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

Actress Lauren Ridloff, who is best known for her role in the Broadway play “Children of a Lesser God,” will be the first deaf superhero, according to Marvel Studios. Ridloff, […]
July 19, 2019
chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility is more advanced than many other cities, in my opinion. Here is my review of two live theater as someone 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

August 23, 2019
Lee Duck-hee

Duck-hee Lee first deaf tennis player to win ATP Tour main draw match

This past Monday night saw Duck-hee Lee become the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP-level tennis match beating Henri Laaksonen on Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first […]
August 13, 2019
Nyle DiMarco on What would you do

Nyle DiMarco spreads deaf awareness on TV show ‘What Would You Do?’

Have you ever faced discrimination in a public place just because of your hearing loss? After several discriminatory acts made it into the news headlines recently, Deaf activist and model […]
July 17, 2019
hearing loss terms

Hearing loss terms you need to know

If you're not familiar with the d/Deaf community, some hearing loss terms might cause you some confusion. Here's a list of terms you need to know.
July 9, 2019
what caused my hearing loss?

What caused my hearing loss?

Age-related hearing loss can be caused by numerous factors. What caused my hearing loss? It can be largely contributed to listening to loud music.
July 5, 2019
gymnast with hearing loss

Being a Gymnast with Hearing Loss

Being a gymnast with hearing loss is challenging.  As a little kid, I taught myself how to do somersaults. I did them back and forth across the living room floor. […]
June 6, 2019
Apple watch hearing

The Apple Watch will now help protect your hearing

When living in an actively loud world, we often forget to protect our hearing. Apple is taking the lead in changing this by adding a noise monitoring feature to their […]