July 28, 2021
deaf Olympians

Deaf Olympians in Tokyo

The 2020 Olympics are underway in Tokyo, Japan. Even though it’s 2021, the original dates were postponed due to COVID-19. Despite the pandemic still raging and spectators barred from events, […]
July 23, 2021
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Twitter adds captions for voice tweets

Twitter is finally making one of its features more accessible to deaf and hard of hearing users. In June 2020, the social media company added voice tweets, which lets users […]
July 21, 2021
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Phone captioning apps for people with hearing loss

We tend to use it for everything except making actual phone calls. Now there are phone captioning apps that allow us to make and receive phone calls.
July 14, 2021
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Over the counter hearing aids may soon be a reality

On July 9, President Biden issued an Executive Order to explore over the counter hearing aids. The goal is to promote competition in the American economy.
July 9, 2021
Abigail Heringer

Abigail Heringer to appear on ‘Bachelor in Paradise’

The Bachelor franchise’s first deaf representation continues! Abigail Heringer — who was on Matt James’ season of the U.S. reality TV show, “The Bachelor,” will be on the seventh season […]
July 5, 2021
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Smart glasses for the deaf and hard of hearing

Speech-to-text apps are useful, but they’re not conducive to conversation. Having to look up and down or back and forth at the app and the speaker can be physically exhausting. […]
June 28, 2021

Interview with Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. She is the first with hearing loss to achieve this honor.
June 7, 2021
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Hat for cochlear implants is just the start

Every time Meghan Carey put a hat on her son Percy, his “ears” fell off. This led to her creating a hat for cochlear implants. And that’s just the start.
May 5, 2021
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“Padapillo,” a children’s book about late onset hearing loss

Padapillo, a children’s book about late onset hearing loss, is hitting bookshelves just in time for Better Speech and Hearing Month.
April 2, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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.