April 9, 2021
tiktok captions

TikTok, Instagram now have auto captions

In a long-awaited move for accessibility, social media platforms TikTok and Instagram now have auto captioning
March 17, 2021
deaf culture

Why lower case “d” deaf culture matters

The truth is, being “deaf” is complicated. And really, it’s individual as much as cultural. We take a look at deaf culture and how it can be more inclusive.
January 22, 2021
What is Phonak Roger

Watch: How to improve your communication with Phonak Roger

Hearing aid users who have a difficult time conversing in noisy environments could benefit from using a Phonak Roger microphone. That’s the message behind a series of videos produced by […]
January 1, 2021
hearing loss resolutions 2021

Hearing Loss Resolutions for 2021

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a time to reflect back on the past year and look forward to what’s to come. While much of 2020 was beyond […]
December 30, 2020
Top 10 hearing loss stories 2020

Top 10 hearing loss stories that defined 2020

It's been a year. From face masks to Netflix shows featuring deaf actors, we look back at the Top 10 Hearing Loss Stories that defined 2020.
December 18, 2020
cochlear implant for children

Deaf children now have a sound processor especially for them

Choosing cochlear implant for your child can be difficult, but Advanced Bionics and Phonak have developed the world’s first sound processor for children.
December 7, 2020
deaf author Raymond Antrobus

Interview with author and poet Raymond Antrobus

Deaf author Raymond Antrobus often explores his experience with deafness in his writing. We interview him about his children's book, "Can Bears Ski?"
November 27, 2020
gifts for people with hearing loss Christmas 2020

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Gifts for people with hearing loss

If you're looking for a gift for a loved one who is deaf or hard of hearing, here are our favorite gifts for people with hearing loss.
November 11, 2020
early cochlear implantation

5 steps to early infant cochlear implantation

When a child is unexpectedly diagnosed with hearing loss it can be an overwhelming experience. After the initial shock, however, many take comfort in knowing there are a variety of […]
November 4, 2020

How one couple finally found a hearing aid that works

After years of having difficulties hearing, a couple from Horsham, England finally decided to see an audiologist for a second opinion. What happened next they say, opened up a whole […]
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?
October 15, 2020
How to live with someone hard of hearing

Love, Marriage & Hearing Loss

Living with someone hard of hearing comes can cause feelings of isolation for one or both partners, but these couples share how they combat this.
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.