October 14, 2020
College student using the Roger Table Mic II

How to make your classroom accessible using the Phonak Roger Table Mic II

The Phonak Roger Table Mic II is a great solution for university students to use in classrooms with both lectures and discussions.
May 15, 2020
Tips for distance learning for university students with hearing loss during COVID-19

A guide to distance learning for university students

Distance learning for university students with hearing loss can be tough. These tips can help you make the most of your online university experience during COVID-19.
February 19, 2020
What is Deaf Gain?

What is ‘Deaf Gain’ and ‘Deaf Identity’?

What is Deaf Gain? Then again, what is hearing loss? These terms help shape our identity and how others view us.
February 5, 2020
combat listening fatigue in college

Tips to combat listening fatigue in college

Listening fatigue can make school more challenging for people with hearing loss. I've collected some tips to help combat listening fatigue in college.
August 21, 2019
back to school hearing loss checklist

Back to School Hearing Loss Checklist

Going back to school is an exciting time as it’s a chance to start anew. Of course with new classes, that means new teachers and going through the dreaded “this […]
August 15, 2019
student with hearing loss

What I wish I had known about university accessibility as a student with hearing loss

The transition from high school to university is one of the most exciting yet terrifying experiences. I remember lying awake with jittering nerves uncertain about venturing into the unknown. The […]
March 11, 2019

What I learned at the Canadian Hard of Hearing Youth Forum

Last November, I was fortunate enough to attend the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Youth Forum in Ottawa. It was a great experience.
February 11, 2019
deaflympics

How playing in the Deaflympics introduced me to Deaf culture

My experience at the 2017 Deaflympics was an experience unlike any other. The Deaflympics meets at an intersection of athletic competition, cultural interactions, and Deaf culture. These are people from […]
December 18, 2018

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Madeline

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Madeline Brinkmann. She is nineteen years old and is passionate about spreading hearing loss awareness.