December 19, 2019
hearing loss stories 2019

10 hearing loss stories that defined 2019

From #deaftalent to better representation in media and accessibility gaining more awareness, these are the top hearing loss stories of 2019.
December 17, 2019

Watch: How are hearing aids made?

How are hearing aids made? Go inside a Phonak manufacturing center to learn how hearing aids are made.
December 16, 2019

Does your spouse wear a cochlear implant? Here’s how to support them

From dating to marriage to parenthood, David and Heather Cluff share their perspectives on how to best support your spouse with a cochlear implant.
December 5, 2019
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5 things this pediatric audiologist wants you to know

Being a parent of a child with hearing loss, can be overwhelming. Pediatric audiologist, Lindsay Cockburn, shares with us her top tips for parents.
December 4, 2019
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December Book Club: “Deaf Republic” by Ilya Kaminsky

"Deaf Republic" is a parable of poems, written by hard-of-hearing author Ilya Kaminsky.  Join the HLM Book Club and read books by deaf authors.
November 15, 2019

Why I carry my Roger Select with me everywhere at work

Lydie Guillier explains why using her Roger Select at the workplace makes her work day go more smooth and helps her participate in meetings.
November 11, 2019

A State-by-State Guide for Hearing Aid Insurance

November 5, 2019
El deafo - books for kids with hearing loss

Book Review: ‘El Deafo’ graphic novel helps kids gain confidence with hearing loss

"El Deafo" is a graphic novel that follows the story of Cece, a bunny, who gains confidence with herself as she grows up with hearing loss.
November 1, 2019
DNA editing to prevent hearing loss

Couple plans to edit embryo’s DNA to prevent hearing loss

A deaf couple in Russia considers being among the first to participate in DNA editing to prevent hearing loss of their unborn child.
October 31, 2019
disability emojis

The hearing aid emoji is here!

The long-awaited hearing aid emoji is finally here! The hearing aid emoji, a person signing “deaf” and other disability emojis were released yesterday.
October 25, 2019

From hearing her grandchildren to thriving at work, hearing aids changed Bev’s life

The moment Bev Gray was able to clearly hear her grandchild was when she realized how much she was benefitting from wearing hearing aids. “Grandma, now you can hear what […]
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 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 […]