October 16, 2019
choose cochlear implants

How to choose cochlear implants for your child

This is a guest blog post written by the parent of an Advanced Bionics cochlear implant recipient, Cody McLean. Choosing a cochlear implant for your child is not a light […]
October 11, 2019
Roger select in the workplace

How my Roger Select helps me in the workplace

For the first time, Trish Crowther, from West Yorkshire, England, has been able to participate in meetings and socially at work when using her Phonak Roger Select. Using the Roger […]
October 2, 2019
Roger Select

4 ways to use your Roger Select

Phonak hEARo Robin Gillon shares with HearingLikeMe all his favorite ways to use his Phonak Roger Select in the various situations he finds himself in. There are a variety of […]
October 1, 2019
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October Book Club: ‘El Deafo’ by Cece Bell

We're already on the third book of the Hearing Like Me Book Club, and this month's pick is "El Deafo," a graphic novel by CeCe Bell.
September 30, 2019
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Halloween Photo Contest with HearingLikeMe!

Hearing technology is nothing to be scared about. That’s why HearingLikeMe is teaming up with Phonak to celebrate our hearing loss this Halloween, with a photo contest that could have […]
September 20, 2019
book review on being human

Book review: ‘On Being Human’ by Jen Pastiloff

Recently, Hearing Like Me started a book club to bring together the hearing loss community, promote deaf authors and discuss common themes around living with hearing loss. The first book […]
September 16, 2019
How restaurants can be deaf friendly

5 ways restaurants can be more deaf-friendly

In a recent viral video, a deaf customer at a fast-food restaurant was denied service, after claiming they couldn’t order though the drive-though ordering system. In the video, which includes […]
September 5, 2019
what I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

What I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

This article was originally written by HLM community member Stephanie Daniel. “Your son has permanent bilateral mild sloping to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss.” After an excruciating and stressful one […]
September 2, 2019

Four teens get real about their experiences with Phonak Roger

Hearing in a noisy classroom, restaurant or gym can be tough, especially as a teenager with hearing loss. The Phonak Roger accessories are FM systems, otherwise known as radio aids […]
August 31, 2019

An audiologist’s cochlear implant surgery

Dr. Suzanne Yoder has had severe hearing loss since childhood. She managed well for a long time by using hearing aid, but in 2003, she lost all the remaining high-pitched […]
August 30, 2019
captions for audiobooks

Audible to release captions for audiobooks

Another form of media that hasn't been accessible to the deaf community is audiobooks. Soon captions for audiobooks will be available thanks to Audible.
August 28, 2019
deaf book club

September Book Club: ‘My Hard of Hearing Life’ by Cynthia Dixon

The HearingLikeMe team loves supporting #deaftalent and learning about the different perspectives of people who are living their lives fully, despite their hearing loss. To celebrate our challenges and expand […]
August 22, 2019
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If you’re a teen with hearing loss, do this

Over the summer, Phonak Teen advisors Isaac and Emmy went to Ohio State University to take part in campUS, an overnight summer program for teens with hearing loss. In its […]
August 19, 2019

These PowerPoint presentations make it easy to explain hearing loss at school

Going back to school is an exciting time that includes a lot of new changes for both students and the parents. But when a student with hearing loss enters into […]
August 14, 2019
deaf vlogger

This deaf vlogger has an important message about hearing loss

What is the best way to explain your hearing loss? Phonak hEARo and deaf vlogger Mario Afonso, released a video sharing a message about hearing loss, to help others understand […]
August 13, 2019
Nyle DiMarco on What would you do

Nyle DiMarco spreads deaf awareness on TV show ‘What Would You Do?’

Have you ever faced discrimination in a public place just because of your hearing loss? After several discriminatory acts made it into the news headlines recently, Deaf activist and model […]
August 7, 2019
deaf comedian Tom Willard

Community Spotlight: Deaf comedian pursues passion with standup

Deaf comedian Tom Willard wants to bridge the gap between hearing and deaf worlds through his standup comedy and joy for making others laugh.
August 1, 2019
Zackary Arthur

How my hearing loss helps my acting

Twelve-year-old Zackary Arthur doesn’t let his hearing loss pull him away from the camera. If anything, he believes it makes him a better actor. “It made me a better listener […]
July 29, 2019
On Being Human

August Book Club: ‘On Being Human,’ by Jen Pastiloff

The HearingLikeMe team loves supporting #deaftalent and learning about the different perspectives of people who are living their lives fully, despite their hearing loss. To celebrate our challenges and expand […]
July 12, 2019
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Watch: What to expect at a child’s audiology appointment

Visiting any kind of doctor for a child can be daunting, it is nothing to be nervous about! Here's what to expect at your child's audiology appointment