June 30, 2020
Phonak hEARo running with hearing aids

Tips for running with hearing aids

Do I run with my hearing aids or not? As I began training for a marathon, I found the best tips and tricks for running with hearing aids.
June 17, 2020
Working in cornfields doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

What I learned doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

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 […]
May 22, 2020
learning guitar with a hearing loss

Learning guitar with a hearing loss

When I was a child, I always dreamed of playing the guitar. As an adult, I am finally starting to live out my dream. Learning guitar with a hearing loss […]
February 4, 2020
parents of children with hearing loss

Frequently asked questions from parents of children with hearing loss

Since I started speaking out on social media about my hearing loss, I often receive questions from parents of children with hearing loss children. 
January 28, 2020
hearing child with deaf parents

What it is like being a hearing child of deaf parents

An old friend is a hearing child of deaf parents and sign language is his first language. This is what it was like for him to grow up with a deaf family.
January 7, 2020
college with hearing loss

My experience in college with hearing loss

Attending college and finding confidence as someone with hearing loss was another step on Ashley McGoey's journey. She details how it changed her.
December 12, 2019
high school with hearing loss

What was it like being in high school with hearing loss?

Being in high school with hearing loss was a rocky journey of learning how to feel semi-comfortable in my own skin. I wanted to be cool.
November 20, 2019
middle school with hearing loss

My experience in middle school with a hearing loss

The middle school years are hard for everyone. Being in middle school with a hearing loss made this period extra challenging.
November 8, 2019
elementary school with hearing loss

What I remember about being in elementary school with a hearing loss

Ashley McGoey shares her experiences growing up with hearing loss. In this first installment, she covers elementary school with a hearing loss.
September 26, 2019

Deaf representation is lacking. This is why it matters

We consume different forms of media and entertainment, which his affects our place in the world from a young age, especially when we don’t see people like ourselves represented.  As […]
September 10, 2019
acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

How my mom dealt with acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), “About two to three of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level […]
July 31, 2019
studying abroad with a hearing loss

Studying Abroad with a Hearing Loss

Studying abroad with a hearing loss was never a dream of mine. I took Spanish all throughout high school. It was reasonably easy for me, but the idea of residing […]
July 5, 2019
gymnast with hearing loss

Being a Gymnast with Hearing Loss

Being a gymnast with hearing loss is challenging.  As a little kid, I taught myself how to do somersaults. I did them back and forth across the living room floor. […]
June 26, 2019
ComPilot

How my ComPilot helped me be successful

When I first got my newest pair of hearing aids, my audiologist suggested I use some accessories to go along with my new technology. Knowing good and well that I […]