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Five Technologies That Help Teens Hear

Whether it’s smartphones, music players, or fitness trackers, teenagers and their technology go together like peanut butter and jelly. Recent technology advances—cooler than even a good PB&J—are now empowering teens […]

On Being a Teen with Hearing Loss

As soon as I got home my mom took me onto our back porch, where a bird was singing. I had never heard that noise before.

Teens Turn Up the Volume on Life with Hearing Loss #YOLO

Hearing loss might complicate the teen years, but it doesn’t have to stop you from fitting in and doing what you love.

Confessions of a teenage deaf lifeguard

Lifeguarding requires patience, attentiveness, responsibility and (most importantly) the ability to jump into the water at any given moment. That’s why for me, as a hearing aid wearer and person […]

Teen aims to make Californian city more hearing loss-friendly

Imagine a world where every newly constructed building would include accommodations for those with hearing loss, including acoustically-friendly designs, captioning and the latest hearing assistive technology. While it seems like […]

Study: Risky listening habits causing tinnitus in teens

An alarming number of young people are experiencing tinnitus from being exposed to loud music.

3 Tips for Talking to Teachers as a Deaf Teen

High school can be overwhelming as a deaf teenager. It’s important to communicate your needs and to feel confident. Here are three tips for communicating with teachers as a deaf teen

Teen Life: My Family has Hearing Loss… but I don’t

What is life like for a normal hearing teenager to grow up in a family with deaf and hard of hearing members? Anna shares her experiences.

Living with Hearing Loss: A letter to my teenage self

A letter to my younger teen self, a shy deaf girl, and the challenges I overcame over the years. Universal advice for all deaf and hard of hearing teens.

3 (More) Tips for Communicating with Teachers as a Deaf Teen

Being a deaf student in high school can be frustrating. If you’re lucky, you’ll have teachers who understand your needs. But sometimes, you may encounter teachers who don’t have patience for […]

What is it like to be a deaf teen?

Ellie walks us through a typical day and shares the challenges, perks and communication preferences for a deaf teenager.

10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

  Most people think that hearing loss is associated with old age, but in fact anybody can have a hearing loss, including teenagers like me! I’m turning 20 next month, […]

Teen Life: My Deaf friends don’t like clubbing

Clubbing is a popular activity for many young adults, but after going to parties with my friends, I’ve noticed a few reasons why some of my Deaf friends don’t like […]

5 Perfect Gifts for Deaf Teens

As Christmas quickly approaches, it can be difficult to know what to gift a deaf or hard of hearing teenager.

Teens with Hearing Loss: How to be an advocate for your education

Finding out what works best for you in school can be frustrating. It’s hard to pinpoint what accommodations help classroom learning. Here are my tips:

Gaining confidence through sport, teen excels with hearing loss

Encouraging children to be confident with their hearing technology often goes hand-in-hand with their confidence levels in other aspects of their lives. With the right support, knowledge and community, kids […]

3 Tips For Deaf Teens Preparing for University

Ready to graduate high school and tackle the world as a university student with profound hearing loss?

Teens with hearing loss: Tips for sleepovers and roommates

Even though those problems may never happen, it’s helpful to set boundaries and rules when you have a hearing roommate. 

Teen set to sail the Pacific with hearing aids

Oliver Howe is not your typical 14-year-old. He is a talented musician and sailor… who also has hearing loss.  The New Zealand teen recently embarked a sail boat with his family for […]

Study: Teen boys more likely to have hearing loss

A new study reports the rates of hearing loss among teens is stable but more prevalent in specific segments.