April 2, 2021
Phonak hEARo and children's book author

Meet Phonak hEARo and children’s book author, April Riccio

Phonak hEARo and children’s book author April Riccio has released a UK edition of her latest book, Pickles in Paris, A True Story. Hearing Like Me talked with the author […]
March 8, 2021
Abigail Heringer first deaf contestant on The Bachelor

Interview with Abigail Heringer from ‘The Bachelor’

As Season 25 of ‘The Bachelor’ draws to a close, a few fan favorites have emerged. One of them is Abigail Heringer, the first deaf contestant the show has ever […]
February 25, 2021
Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology

Understanding Phonak and Advanced Bionics hearing technology

HearingLikeMe takes a closer look at Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology. The collaboration between these two companies means cutting-edge options.
February 17, 2021
Naída Paradise hearing aid

New Phonak Naída Paradise hearing aid has powerful technology

There’s a new hearing aid on the market for people who have severe to profound hearing loss. The Phonak Naída Paradise has the power that many crave with the addition […]
February 4, 2021
deaf bachelorette

Why serious conversations about deafness on ‘The Bachelor’ are important

Abigail Heringer, the deaf bachelorette, is still vying for Matt James’ heart. She has a serious conversation with Matt about her deafness.
February 3, 2021
focusing better with autism

How Phonak Roger can help with autism spectrum disorder

Sonova has won an innovation award for its Phonak Roger technology. Specifically, for how its Roger Focus helps children with autism spectrum disorder.
January 27, 2021
deaf equestrian

How equestrian Makenzie McGuire is raising deaf awareness

Deaf equestrian Makenzie McGuire created a Facebook page to raise awareness about deafness in the equestrian industry. She hopes to make it more accessible.
January 25, 2021
accessible inauguration

An accessible inauguration for the deaf community

If you watched the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, you may have noticed some changes in the communication from previous events. With American Sign Language […]
January 8, 2021
Abigail Heringer first deaf contestant on The Bachelor

My take on the first deaf contestant on ‘The Bachelor’ – Week 1

The 25th season of The Bachelor, which aired on January 4, 2021, has a few firsts for the franchise. One of them includes the first deaf contestant.
December 2, 2020
healthcare providers and accessible communication

Healthcare providers and accessible communication

When it comes to healthcare providers and accessible communication, there’s no consistency. Email or a patient portal should be the standard for all patients, but this isn’t always the case. […]
November 10, 2020
deaf mom

On being a deaf mom

As a first-time mom, it took a while to realize that I should be taking advantage of my slumbering husband’s hearing.
October 30, 2020
technology and accessibility

Accessible technology for people with hearing loss

In today’s fast moving world, technology is central in communication, productivity and success. But when it comes to technology and accessibility, it’s not always an even playing field. While there […]
October 16, 2020

Deaf Community and Deaf Culture

Like many things, deafness is diverse. This guide can help you understand the identities within the deaf community and what deaf culture is.
October 6, 2020
e-learning and safe listening

Safe listening and making the most of e-learning

As many schools continue some version of e-learning during COVID-19, what can parents and teachers do to ensure optimal, safe listening?
September 17, 2020
LEGO minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO adds minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO building bricks have been around for 62 years. In addition to the classic versions, popular culture sets like Star Wars, Stranger Things, Harry Potter, and Frozen are available. Several […]
August 5, 2020
YouTube community captions to end

YouTube Ends Community Captions

YouTube community caption feature is scheduled to end in September 2020. The deaf community is calling on YouTube to reverse its decision.
June 29, 2020
Twitter feature not accessible for deaf

Twitter’s new audio feature is not accessible for deaf people

Twitter recently released a new feature intended to create a “more human touch,” as the company said in a blog post. It backfired when users pointed out Twitter’s new audio […]
June 26, 2020
interacting with masked police officers if you're deaf

Interacting with masked police officers when you’re deaf

It can be difficult interacting with people who are wearing face masks if you have a hearing loss. If they’re in a position of authority, it can even more stressful. […]
June 15, 2020
evolving deaf identity

What I’m learning from my evolving deaf identity

I was born profoundly deaf, diagnosed at 14 months of age. Being deaf is all I know. My deaf identity has remained steady over the years. But as I think […]
June 1, 2020
speech-to-text apps for deaf and hard of hearing people

Speech-to-Text apps for the deaf community

Live transcribe, Otter.ai, and Ava are some of the speech-to-text apps that work well for the deaf and hard of hearing community.