June 21, 2019
traveling with a Roger microphone

Traveling with a Roger microphone

How you hear and communicate can affect a travel experience. I remembered to use my Roger microphone when traveling, which made a big difference.
June 20, 2019
hearing loss challenges

Hearing loss challenges: How to deal with your inner critic

There are many hearing loss challenges, such as dealing with an inner critic. It can be hard, but you can overcome your own criticism.
June 18, 2019
hearing loss denial

Why are we in denial of our hearing loss?

The saying "ignorance is bliss" wasn’t said by someone with hearing loss as nothing could be further from the truth. Hearing loss denial is a real thing.
June 14, 2019
help my child with hearing loss

Listening to different hearing aids taught me how to better help my daughter

When my daughter, Lucy, needed her first pair of hearing aids, I felt totally bewildered. Like 92% of parents, I was a “normal hearing” person, trying to make a decision […]

ENTERTAINMENT

June 19, 2019
gamers with hearing loss

5 tips for gamers with hearing loss

Whether it is communicating with your teammates or trying to identify where the enemy is coming from, there are obstacles for gamers with hearing loss.
June 11, 2019
take that sign language at concert

Woman signs entire Take That concert for deaf friend

When DeafieBlogger asked her friend to sign a Take That concert, she happily agreed, using Sign Supported English and BSL to help her enjoy the show.
June 10, 2019
Chella Man

Chella man: This is what deaf looks like

Model and activist Chella Man recently release a new clothing collection to promote inclusivity and share his experiences through his art.
June 5, 2019

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff talks streaming, signing and never giving up

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff isn’t just a fan of video games. He also strives to improve the games he loves by making them more accessible for other gamers with hearing […]

TECHNOLOGY

June 26, 2019
ComPilot

How my ComPilot helped me be successful

When I first got my newest pair of hearing aids, my audiologist suggested I use some accessories to go along with my new technology. Knowing good and well that I […]
June 25, 2019
how we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

How we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

A note from HearingLikeMe.com: Helen Tinsman works for Advanced Bionics; her daughter Emmy Cartwright is a member of the Phonak Teen Advisory Board. Eighteen years ago, we had our second […]
June 17, 2019
hearing aid accessories for the classroom

4 hearing technology accessories used in the classroom by teens with hearing loss

For many teachers, having a hard of hearing or deaf student can be eye-opening and present new challenges such as trying to decipher the code of hearing technology. Many deaf […]
June 13, 2019
Should I get a cochlear implant?

Should I get a cochlear implant? How to make the decision

Should I get a cochlear implant? Advanced Bionics employee, Peter, shares the first steps to the cochlear implant decision making process.
May 13, 2019
doctor's view on cochlear implant

What a doctor, who also has a cochlear implant, can teach us

Dr. Dornhoffer is both an ontologist and cochlear implant patient. His medical training and experience as a cochlear implant patient has the potential to increase understanding of the brain and revitalize the cochlear implant process. 
May 10, 2019
bluetooth cochlear implant wireless headset

The Jelly Bean-Sized Tech that Turns Cochlear Implants into Wireless Headsets

Our world is becoming more and more connected. Wireless technologies and direct streaming for phone calls and music has become the norm. It’s common now to see someone walk down […]

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

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 […]
May 28, 2019
falling on deaf ears

Is the phrase ‘falling on deaf ears’ offensive?

Karamo Brown, known famously for his role as the culture coach on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’, sparked an interesting conversation on Twitter last week, asking “is the phrase ‘falling on deaf […]
May 28, 2019
cope with hearing loss

5 ways to cope with hearing loss

Hearing loss offers many challenges, including often throwing obstacles in our path. It is up to us to implement strategies to smooth out our path. With a little foresight, these annoyances […]
May 21, 2019
warning signs of hearing loss

Five Warning Signs That Your Partner Might Have Hearing Loss

The warning signs that your partner might have hearing loss are more obvious than you’d think. Hearing loss isn’t something most people expect to encounter in their day to day […]
May 20, 2019
age related hearing loss

Why Treat Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Beyond hypertension and arthritis, age-related hearing loss is the most common chronic condition affecting seniors. Sensorineural (permanent) hearing loss affects almost one in four seniors between the ages of 65 […]
May 17, 2019
no one warned me about hearing loss

What I wish I knew about hearing loss

Becoming hard of hearing was a complete surprise for me when it happened. It wasn’t a thing I had expected or even thought about. No one warned me about hearing […]