May 18, 2022
Barbie has hearing aids

Barbie now has hearing aids!

Mattel recently announced that Barbie has hearing aids. The company has been making the most famous doll on the planet since 1959. They have stayed ahead of their competitors through […]
May 9, 2022
genetic test for deafness

New genetic test for deafness launches in the UK

A genetic test for deafness could save around 180 babies per year from a future of profound deafness triggered by a popular antibiotic.
May 6, 2022

Distance Runner Emily Wilson to compete in 2022 Deaflympics

The Deaflympics are the deaf community’s chance to compete in major multi-sporting events.  This year’s event runs from 1 to 15 May. Hearing Like Me talks with one athlete going […]
April 15, 2022
fingerspelling feature

Snapchat gets new ASL fingerspelling feature

The Deafengers have done it again! The Deafengers, a team of deaf and hard of hearing engineers at Snapchat, have spearheaded a fingerspelling feature on the social media platform that […]
May 9, 2022
genetic test for deafness

New genetic test for deafness launches in the UK

A genetic test for deafness could save around 180 babies per year from a future of profound deafness triggered by a popular antibiotic.
April 4, 2022
painkillers and tinnitus

Over-the-counter painkillers linked to risk of tinnitus

A study has recently been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, investigating the link between over-the-counter painkillers and higher risks of tinnitus.
February 25, 2022
cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

The benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

A recent study set out to discover the benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The researchers found that restoring hearing through cochlear implants may […]