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Talking about Hearing Loss this Holiday Season

We love the holiday season because it’s often one of those rare times when the whole family is gathered together. It’s a time to catch up and hear about all the things going on in each other’s lives, and spend

Holiday Hearing Loss Gift Guide

With the holiday season fast approaching, Phonak Open Ears’ blogger Ellie has put together a list of some interesting and unique gift ideas for your deaf family members and friends! Happy Holidays!

Holiday inspired Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

I absolutely adore Christmas time and everything involved with it.  Being in the UK, our traditions include decorating the front room with garlands and fairy lights, wearing tacky Christmas jumpers and munching …

3 Delicious Post-Holiday Detox Recipes, Courtesy of Personal Chef

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5 Holiday Sensory Games to Play with your Deaf Child

With the holidays approaching I am starting to plan out what activities we should do during the run up to the big day. 

I love to play sensory games with Harry, as he finds them really engaging and fun. I …

Tips to make the holidays special for children with hearing loss

Holiday season is upon us, which may likely mean festive music, family gatherings and special traditions.

But all the noise and excitement around the season may also cause communication difficulties with your family and friends with hearing loss. 

To make …

These hearing aid accessories are perfect to use over the holidays

With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, it’s great to be prepared for your own hearing loss, or if a member of your family has one too.

We’ve come prepared with this guide (hint – they might be good present …

8 Holiday Gifts Perfect for People with Hearing Loss

With the holidays just around the corner, I have created a list of my favourite gifts for those with a hearing loss.  

I have covered all ages in this gift guide and hope you find some inspiration here for someone …

What to expect over the holidays if you’re deaf

The build-up to the winter holidays is an exciting time, but for those with hearing loss we often go through the same situations each year.

Luckily these challenging situations can be quite humorous so we can laugh it off. Here …

Your 2018 holiday gift guide for those with hearing loss!

It’s that time of year again and it is time to buy gifts for the festive season!

I’ve rounded up my top 10 favorite gifts for those with hearing loss.…

Tips for preparing for the holidays if you have hearing loss

As the holidays promise us a welcome return for all those things we enjoy so much, perhaps it’s time to spare a thought for a bit of planning.

The holiday season might be the season of parties, dining out and …

America’s Deaf Top Model and Deafness’ “Cultural Moment”

Every Friday we’ll feature the most buzzed about topics relating to the “hearing loss” community. Join us on social media or check in on the Hearing Like Me forum, and find out how our community is going viral!

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The Star Wars force is with us

Every Friday we’ll feature the most buzzed about topics relating to the “hearing loss” community. Join us on social media or check in on the Hearing Like Me forum, and find out how our community is going viral!

This …

5 reasons why hearing aids are the original “wearable tech”

Wearables, wearable technology, fashion technology… the Internet of Things seems to be the hottest topic – and item on people’s holiday wish lists – this year. As the market gets bigger and everything from our watches to pillows become connected, …

The First Time I Resented My Hearing Aids

It was last week. I guess a two-year love story with my aids is not too bad, so it had to happen someday.

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I was working in my office when a loud alarm-like sound went off. Now, in certain parts …

But Your Hearing is Perfect

We’ve all talked on this blog about how different the perception is between viewing aids (better known as glasses) and hearing aids (better known as “my ears” by people wearing them, and as “prosthetics” by people seeing them). A few …

What Colour Are Yours?

I’m always interested to know what motivates people to choose a particular colour of hearing aid. My first one was a flesh-coloured NHS in-the-ear device. My first pair were also what passes as ‘flesh-coloured’ and were the only colour available. …

“Can you really work as a hearing care professional with your bad hearing?”

This is the question that some friends of mine have asked me when we were talking about my job. De facto, this is not a completely fallacious train of thought. There was a time in the past when I was …

Making Music Again – A Grand Leap Forward with Hearing Loss

I recently wrote about performing music again long after I had assumed that those days were over. But I was convinced to try again after learning about new hearing aid technology (my Phonak Audéo V), research about the brain, …

5 tips for teaching a deaf child to swim

Swimming is a fun and vital skill to have in life. Whether you’re on a beach holiday, hanging out at a local pool or fishing alongside a river, knowing how to swim gives you the ability to fully enjoy a …