October 26, 2020
deaf bachelor contestant

‘The Bachelor’ finally has a deaf contestant

The reality TV dating show ‘The Bachelor’ has so far never had a deaf contestant, until now. Abigail Heringer was born deaf and wears a cochlear implant.
October 21, 2020
Auslan sign language

How the Deaf community are preserving Auslan

Did you know there are an estimated 300 different types of sign language around the world? Sign language is not restricted to one single form. Rather, we have different sign […]
October 19, 2020
deaf services in the UK and US

Comparing deaf services in the UK and US

Those of us who are deaf in the UK. are able to get our hearing devices through the National Health Service (NHS) free of charge. What is it like in the US?
September 19, 2020
Whoopi Goldberg Hearing Loss

10+ Celebrities with Hearing Loss

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?
September 2, 2020
Trond wears hearing aids to help with his tinnitus

How my Hearing Aids Have Helped my Tinnitus

It was in 2009 that he first heard it. A strong, persistent howl in his ears, but he had no idea where it came from. Could there be anything wrong […]
August 19, 2020
Phonak Paradise new hearing aids

Phonak’s new hearing aid delivers everything nature offers, and more

Imagine rediscovering the world of sound exactly how nature intended, with the added benefit of the technological advances of the modern world. That’s what Phonak promises to deliver in their […]
August 18, 2020
Tony Hawk renames skateboard trick

Tony Hawk renames skateboarding move to honor “quiet, mute guy” who created it

We’ve come a long way in the way society refers to deaf and hard of hearing people, but some uncomfortable legacies still remain. To address one of these past faux […]
August 14, 2020
Back to School During COVID-19 for Students with Hearing Loss

Back to School During COVID-19 for Students with Hearing Loss

This guide is designed to help teachers, parents, and students with hearing loss overcome barriers as they enter the new school year, virtually or in-person.
July 17, 2020
hearing loss simulator

Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss

We’ve put together a group of audio files that simulate what someone with sensorineural hearing loss is able to hear in specific contexts.
July 16, 2020
I Read Lips Face mask

“I Read Lips”: Face masks for the deaf and hard of hearing

Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also cause a significant communication barrier. These "I Read Lips" face masks could help.
July 13, 2020
hearing aids vs cochlear implants

Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

Finding a solution that works for your specific hearing loss needs is important. Here is what you need to know about hearing aids vs cochlear implants.
July 8, 2020
girl learns sign language

8-year-old girl learns sign language to greet delivery driver

After learning that her local delivery driver, Tim Joseph, is deaf, this girl learned sign language to greet him the next time he came to her door.
June 23, 2020
Disney casting Deaf actress

Disney+ casting Deaf actress for TV series

Disney is currently doing a casting search for a Deaf actress for an upcoming Disney+ television series. "Malia," is a Deaf woman in her 20s.
June 5, 2020
deaf teen

‘Don’t stay silent about your hearing loss’ Deaf teen speaks up

After staying silent about hearing loss, this deaf teen, is proud of her hearing aid and wants other teens to be proud of their differences too.
April 20, 2020
Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive

Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive while at home

Although it is great to stay safe, staying at home can be frustrating. Our Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive when at home.
March 19, 2020
cleaning hearing technology

How to clean your hearing technology

Hearing technology can pick up germs, which come in close contact to the user's face. Here are some tips for how to clean your hearing technology.
March 9, 2020
phonak hearing aids for kids

Watch: How a connexin 26 family thrives with help from Phonak hearing aids

When Jaxson was born, his parents Meagan and Bryan Ackerman didn’t notice anything abnormal about his hearing. Then, their second son was born, and the signs of hearing loss emerged. […]
March 4, 2020

Anne becomes advocate after hearing loss from brain tumor

Anne knew something was going on inside her body. She had frequent fevers, chills, and nausea. Her ears were making a strange chirping noise, then all of the sudden she […]
February 20, 2020
Huey Lewis hearing loss

Huey Lewis releases what might be his last album because of hearing loss

Huey Lewis and hearing loss: Frontman from Huey Lewis and the News releases what may be his last album because of his hearing loss.
February 6, 2020
Phonak Teen Advisor fundraiser

Phonak Teen Advisors fundraise to help those in need of hearing aids

Access to technology and support can be life-changing for people living with hearing loss. However, not everyone has the same access to technology and support. That is why this year’s […]