ENTERTAINMENT

August 6, 2019

Novel ‘Siren Plays Zeperno’ tells the story of a deaf gamer

Imagine a place where people with a wide range of abilities come together to play an online card-based role-playing game. That’s the core of author Geoff O’Brien’s new novel, “Siren […]
August 1, 2019
Zackary Arthur

How my hearing loss helps my acting

Twelve-year-old Zackary Arthur doesn’t let his hearing loss pull him away from the camera. If anything, he believes it makes him a better actor. “It made me a better listener […]
July 23, 2019
lauren ridloff deaf super hero

Lauren Ridloff will play first deaf superhero in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’

Actress Lauren Ridloff, who is best known for her role in the Broadway play “Children of a Lesser God,” will be the first deaf superhero, according to Marvel Studios. Ridloff, […]
July 19, 2019
chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility is more advanced than many other cities, in my opinion. Here is my review of two live theater as someone with hearing loss.

Phonak “hEARos”

The Phonak “hEARos” program supports a community of inspirational individuals who harness Phonak’s passion to fighting the stigma attached to hearing loss, tearing down barriers for the hard of hearing and finding new and innovative ways to help everyone reconnect to the beauty of sound.

So you feel like you have what it takes to become a Phonak hEARo?

OTHER NEWS

September 16, 2019
How restaurants can be deaf friendly

5 ways restaurants can be more deaf-friendly

In a recent viral video, a deaf customer at a fast-food restaurant was denied service, after claiming they couldn’t order though the drive-though ordering system. In the video, which includes […]
September 6, 2019
flying with hearing loss

Flying with hearing loss? These resources make it easier

Too often we hear about the negatives when it comes to flying with hearing loss. Whether it’s the lack of captioning on planes or being greeted by a wheelchair, the […]
August 30, 2019
captions for audiobooks

Audible to release captions for audiobooks

Another form of media that hasn't been accessible to the deaf community is audiobooks. Soon captions for audiobooks will be available thanks to Audible.
August 23, 2019
Lee Duck-hee

Duck-hee Lee first deaf tennis player to win ATP Tour main draw match

This past Monday night saw Duck-hee Lee become the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP-level tennis match beating Henri Laaksonen on Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first […]
August 13, 2019
Nyle DiMarco on What would you do

Nyle DiMarco spreads deaf awareness on TV show ‘What Would You Do?’

Have you ever faced discrimination in a public place just because of your hearing loss? After several discriminatory acts made it into the news headlines recently, Deaf activist and model […]
July 17, 2019
hearing loss terms

Hearing loss terms you need to know

If you're not familiar with the d/Deaf community, some hearing loss terms might cause you some confusion. Here's a list of terms you need to know.