June 26, 2017
deaf comedian DJ Demers with Phonak compilot

The ComPilot Chronicles: John Mayer, God and Me

In the twenty-seven(!) years I’ve been wearing hearing aids, my life has continually improved as the technology grows by leaps and bounds.

I’ve watched and benefitted as hearing aids progressed from analog to digital, FM systems became wireless, and closed …

May 18, 2016
hearing aid guy

Hear the laughter: How I’ve embraced being ‘the hearing aid guy’

Hi, I’m D.J. Demers I’m a comedian from Toronto, Canada, and I’ve worn behind-the-ear hearing aids in both ears since I was four years old. 

I’ve been performing stand-up comedy since 2009, and I really, really enjoy it.  I’ve …