February 17, 2020
deaf doctor on Grey's Anatomy

Introducing Shoshannah Stern, the Deaf Doctor on Grey’s Anatomy

This past Thursday was a big night for primetime TV for deaf talent. Deaf actress Shoshannah Stern was introduced in a multi-episode arc on “Grey’s Anatomy” as Dr. Lauren Riley, […]
February 14, 2020
tips for dating a deaf person

7 tips for dating with hearing loss

If you're dating someone with hearing loss for the first time, there can be hurdles. I've compiled a brief list of tips for dating a deaf person.
February 10, 2020
Chase Bank

Chase Bank opens location for deaf and hard of hearing

The first bank for deaf and hard of hearing people, a Chase Bank, is now open on the H Street Corridor in Washington, D.C.
February 7, 2020
USA Women's National Deaf Soccer Team

USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team players share the power of community

I’m on the USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team, which recently had a training camp in Salt Lake City. Camp was filled with team bonding, communication work, good food, dorm-style […]
January 10, 2020
working with an employee who has hearing loss

Tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss

Working with an employee who has hearing loss can mean challenges on both sides. This is a list of tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss.
December 3, 2019
gift guide for people with hearing loss

2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss

The holidays can be stressful, especially when trying to decide what gifts to buy. I've rounded up a 2019 Holiday Gift Guide for people with hearing loss.
September 25, 2019
being intimate with hearing loss

Are hearing aids sexy? The truth of being intimate with hearing loss

Intimacy can be a sensitive subject to talk about for anyone, and being intimate while wearing hearing aids can bring about another level of challenges! As someone who has lived […]
September 18, 2019
deaf awareness month 2019

How to participate in Deaf Awareness Month 2019!

Did you know that September is International Deaf Awareness Month also known as deaf awareness month? Here's what to know about deaf awareness month 2019.
September 3, 2019
simulate what it's like to be deaf/hoh

Games that simulate what it’s like to be deaf or hard of hearing

You’d think it’d be easier to describe to people what it’s like being deaf or hard of hearing, but it’s similar one of those “you had to be there” situations. […]
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 8, 2019
positives of having hearing loss

How would my life be different if I didn’t have hearing loss?

I’ve mentioned it in previous posts, but I’ll say it again: I used to really resent having hearing loss and being different from the majority. I was never bullied or […]
July 30, 2019
book about a deaf child

“EPHPHATHA” is a new book about a deaf child growing up in a hearing world

A father shares the story of his son and how he taught others to adapt and learn from someone with hearing loss in a new book about deaf child.
July 24, 2019
pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

High schooler creates pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

Ryan Brady, a rising senior at Hathaway Brown School near Cleveland, Ohio is the creator of a pen pal program for children and teens with hearing loss called HippKids. HIPP […]
May 30, 2019
fears as a child with hearing loss

7 fears I had as a child with hearing loss

I was talking with my parents recently about things I was scared of as a child. Some of them directly correlated to my hearing loss. I started thinking more about […]
May 28, 2019
falling on deaf ears

Is the phrase ‘falling on deaf ears’ offensive?

Karamo Brown, known famously for his role as the culture coach on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’, sparked an interesting conversation on Twitter last week, asking “is the phrase ‘falling on deaf […]
May 22, 2019

Did you know the winner of “The Voice,” Maelyn Jarmon, is deaf in one ear?

Maelyn Jarmon won season 16 of “The Voice!” Did you also know that she is deaf in one ear? As one of the show’s frontrunners going into Monday’s finale, Jarmon […]
May 15, 2019
hearing aid molds as milestones

Community Spotlight: Why this mom keeps her son’s hearing aid molds as milestones of his hearing loss journey

Jessie Lewis, like many mothers to deaf and hard of hearing children, cried upon hearing the news of her son George’s hearing loss diagnosis. “When I first learned of George’s […]
May 9, 2019
when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

Things that happen when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

April 29, 2019
dating with hearing loss

Why dating in the hearing world is hard for deaf people

April 18, 2019
views on hearing loss

Two young women share how their views on hearing loss have changed

Ashley and Kirsten recently met in person and discussed how their views on hearing loss have changed since they were growing up.