Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also cause a significant communication barrier. These “I Read Lips” face masks could help.
More companies are making clear masks for the deaf and hard of hearing community including actress Millcient Simmonds as she releases her Mille Smile Mask.
It’s no secret that some face masks aren’t very hearing aid friendly. Standard ear loop elastics interfere with the placement of behind-the-ear hearing technology. Clear masks on others provide access to […]
A new study looked at the acoustic affects of face coverings – both transparent and non-transparent. Hearing Like Me explains the study and its results.
As the world deals with coronavirus, masks are a hot commodity. But for people with hearing loss, masks can be a problem. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people often rely on lipreading, […]
When I first started college, I didn’t imagine that I would end up in cornfields doing fieldwork. However, during college I discovered digital map-making, leading me outside in the hot […]
Hearing loss and deafness affect millions of individuals worldwide every single day, posing a slew of communication challenges for many. However, these challenges have increased greatly since the use of […]
It can be difficult interacting with people who are wearing face masks if you have a hearing loss. If they’re in a position of authority, it can even more stressful. […]
Communication is a necessary part of our everyday lives. Yet, there are many different ways of communicating with each other. For people with hearing loss, some communication methods are more […]
This guide is designed to help teachers, parents, and students with hearing loss overcome barriers as they enter the new school year, virtually or in-person.
The concept of listening fatigue has been around for quite some time; but could it be even more prevalent in a world of face masks? The short answer is absolutely […]
As many schools continue some version of e-learning during COVID-19, what can parents and teachers do to ensure optimal, safe listening?
If you’re looking for a gift for a loved one who is deaf or hard of hearing, here are our favorite gifts for people with hearing loss.
It’s been a year. From face masks to Netflix shows featuring deaf actors, we look back at the Top 10 Hearing Loss Stories that defined 2020.
As we ring in the New Year, it’s a time to reflect back on the past year and look forward to what’s to come. While much of 2020 was beyond […]
Successful relationships involve compromise and understanding. In the case of couples where one person has hearing loss, this is even more important. I have bilateral severe to profound hearing loss […]
Every time Meghan Carey put a hat on her son Percy, his “ears” fell off. This led to her creating a hat for cochlear implants. And that’s just the start.
With help from her Phonak hearing technology, Marianne dances with dogs to music and competes around the world.
How can restaurants be more accessible for the D/deaf and hard of hearing, and what can we do as customers to help make those changes?