June 20, 2017

Simon Ollert to host second soccer camp for children with hearing loss

Young soccer fans with hearing loss will have another opportunity to train with a leading deaf soccer player, Simon Ollert.
June 19, 2017
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Chance the Rapper brings sign language interpreters on tour

Chance the Rapper is bringing American Sign Language to the stage, he says, by hiring ASL interpreters to join him on tour.
June 16, 2017
father and son with hearing loss gain strength through hardship

Father and son find strength through hardships, inspire thousands

Juan Wilson is strong, but his son gives him a great amount of strength throughout their hardships.
June 14, 2017
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Deaf NFL player Derrick Coleman comes back as a Falcon

Derrick Coleman, the NFL’s first legally deaf offensive player, is coming back to the field as a fullback for the Atlanta Falcons. Coleman first gained recognition during his time with […]
June 13, 2017
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Why I finally decided my dad needs hearing aids

I never thought about buying hearing aids for my parents until recently. When I asked them what they can hear.
June 8, 2017
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Facebook gets deaf-friendly with auto captions

Automatic closed captions are coming to Facebook Live videos bringing more accessibility to its deaf users.
June 7, 2017

Deaf singer wows on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Mandy Harvey, a deaf singer, wowed judges on 'America’s Got Talent,' with her touching story and perfect vocals.
May 26, 2017

Watch: How to decorate your hearing aids

  Decorating hearing aids is a great way to show off individual style and increase confidence. Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores walks us through one way to decorate hearing aids. “It’s […]
May 19, 2017
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Deaf dancer defies the odds

Tianjiao Zhang has always wanted to be a dancer, but being a dancer with hearing loss wasn’t always the easiest dream to achieve.
May 11, 2017

Two babies born deaf, mom finds solace and laughter with first hearing aids

“The journey started just on day two of life,” says Melissa Hyder.”Both of my children did not pass the newborn hearing screening test that was performed at the hospital.” Melissa, […]
May 5, 2017

Music festival aims to bring ‘good vibrations’ to people with hearing loss

For the first time, deaf and hard-of-hearing people will be able to fully experience a summer music festival, through visual, tactile and auditory enrichments, in a special event created specifically for them.
April 20, 2017
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The hottest hearing aid trend is a perfect fit for your ear

Wearers are showing off their personality though their hearing aids by decorating them, but the latest trend: awesome hearing aid ear molds.
April 13, 2017

How not to teach your girlfriend about deafness

Gianluca hated it when his girlfriend talked before he was ready to listen, so he developed a couple communication strategies.
April 12, 2017
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Deaf moviegoers say cinemas aren’t accessible after being turned away from ‘Beauty and the Beast’

A group of deaf and hard of hearing patrons were recently left without access to a viewing of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” after the theater allegedly declined to turn […]
April 11, 2017
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Meghan Trainor: Knowing sign language helped me after vocal surgery

Knowing sign language helped American signer and songwriter Meghan Trainor survive vocal surgery and communicate with her boyfriend.
April 10, 2017

Study: Gene therapy used to restore function of inner ear hair cells

Researchers say they have successfully restored the functionality of damaged inner ear hair cells, which could pave the way for treating newborn babies with congenital hearing loss. “Researchers used a […]
April 4, 2017

Why sign language music videos are becoming more common

Sign language music videos both increase accessibility to those who are hard of hearing,and show everyone the beauty of the language.
March 31, 2017
How to fight for the best education for your deaf child

How to fight for the best education for your deaf child

When your child is first diagnosed with hearing loss, some of the first thoughts are often about their educational development. Will your deaf child be able to speak? What about read? […]
March 13, 2017
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Martin Kemp, long time musician and actor, says tinnitus drives him crazy

UK actor, musician and television presenter Martin Kemp blames years of touring with his band for his tinnitus and hearing loss.
March 10, 2017
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Community Spotlight: “Triumphant Kason” hears for the first time

When Kason, a triplet, was born with hearing loss, his mother went on a journey to find him the best hearing technology.