Like anyone with a hearing loss, I’ve had to bust through preconceptions and prejudices all my life.
The word, “retard” is one that has come up a few times.
A new comedy show called “Life and Deaf,” will explore the life of a kid with deaf parents in the ’70s and star the award-winning actress and deaf activist Marlee Matlin.
“CODA,” a feature film about a hearing child of deaf parents, won several prizes at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. The coming-of-age story follows 17-year-old Ruby, played by Emilia Jones, […]
COVID has brought us one good thing: a new NBC comedy starring Marlee Matlin. She will play the manager of a sign language interpreting agency.
Around 48 million people in the U.S. have some level of hearing loss, so it’s not surprising to find celebrities among them. But did you know about these?
“Do you think that we could find a place that we can meet, not in silence and not in sound?” James Leeds (William Hurt), a speech teacher, presents this question […]
Maybe more than any year before, 2015 was a breakthrough year for people with hearing loss.
Theater goers can attest, when one leaves a musical they often walk away with the show tunes stuck in their heads. But a new Broadway revival is leaving the opposite […]
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 […]
An Interview with Deaf film maker and director, Jules Dameron, who led the #DeafTalent movement.
Breaking stigmas, innovative technologies, new research and new perceptions have made 2016 a defining year for deaf culture.
The incident occurred during “The Tonight Show,” when Jamie Foxx used pretend sign language with host Jimmy Fallon.
For people new to hearing loss, it can be common that you feel lost after leaving the audiologist or hearing aid dispenser’s office. At first, your new hearing aids may […]
What is it like to have a father who doesn’t know how to empathize or sympathize with a child’s deafness? That’s the base of a new movie called Wonderstruck, which […]
Thirteen-year-old actress Millie Bobby Brown has gained international attention for her role as Eleven in the hit science fiction-horror Netflix series, but recently she been in the news for another topic: […]
The show “This Close” is premiering February 14 and will be the first Hollywood TV series to have deaf writers, producers, and creators. This is huge progress and we hope […]
Six-year-old profoundly deaf actress, Maisie Sly, and former Hollyoaks star, Rachel Shenton, will be jetting off to Hollywood! The film that they star in, The Silent Child, has been nominated for an […]
‘The Silent Child’ wins an Oscar for Live Action Short Film. The groundbreaking short film written is based on the stories of many deaf children around the world without access to proper language or education.
Is the Oscar winner, ‘The Shape of Water’ spreading or hindering deaf awareness?
There has been an ongoing social media debate this week about whether people hear the word ‘yanny’ or ‘laurel’ when listening to an audio clip that went viral on Twitter. […]