May 20, 2022
Pendred syndrome

Pendred syndrome and hearing loss

One cause of hearing loss is Pendred syndrome. It is a genetic condition caused by mutations in a specific gene.
April 22, 2022

Are rechargeable hearing aids better than batteries?

With climate change efforts ramping up across the globe, it’s time to look at the impact our hearing aids have on the environment. Batteries are among the most disposed of […]
April 4, 2022
painkillers and tinnitus

Over-the-counter painkillers linked to risk of tinnitus

A study has recently been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, investigating the link between over-the-counter painkillers and higher risks of tinnitus.
March 21, 2022
CHARGE syndrome

CHARGE syndrome and hearing loss

CHARGE syndrome, a disorder that affects many areas of the body, is one cause of hearing loss. While rare, it is complex, as it involves a cluster of birth defects.
February 28, 2022
British Sign Language Act

British Sign Language Act 2022: What will it change?

The British Sign Language Bill has passed its second reading and is on its way to becoming law. What will the BSL Act 2022 change for deaf people living in […]
February 25, 2022
cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

The benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

A recent study set out to discover the benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The researchers found that restoring hearing through cochlear implants may […]
February 4, 2022
BSL users

Study: BSL users’ experience with hearing aid clinics

There are approximately 151,000 British Sign Language (BSL) users in the UK. How many BSL users also use hearing aids or implants is unknown. A recent study by Manchester University is […]
January 31, 2022
deaf DJ

DJ Troi Lee’s workshops for deaf DJs

DJ Troi Lee from DeafRave offers DJ Workshops in the UK for deaf DJs. DeafRave also runs inclusive events, festivals, and parties.
January 7, 2022
sign language interpretation

How sign language interpretation will change gaming

If you’ve ever wished video games had American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation, it looks like your dreams have finally come true. Forza Horizon 5, a 2021 racing video game developed […]
November 29, 2021
Hawai'i Sign Language

Saving Hawai’i Sign Language from Extinction

For indigenous peoples like the Hawaiians, their unique sign languages are crucial to their culture, despite the abundance of mainstream sign languages like American Sign Language (ASL). But the survival […]
November 17, 2021
newborn hearing screening in Egypt

Why Egypt’s newborn hearing screening initiative is important for the rest of the world

Most countries in the Western world offer otoacoustic hearing screening for newborns. This is when the inner ear is checked for its response to sound. However, some countries either don’t […]
November 12, 2021
deaf patients of doctors

Do’s and don’ts for medical practitioners of deaf patients

I started wearing hearing aids in my mid-20’s. I’ve often struggled with the simplest of things like seeking medical care. You’d think healthcare providers would be more supportive, or at […]
October 25, 2021
hearing aid accessories

Woman uses prize money to create hearing aid accessories, fund technology for those in need

Decorating your hearing aids can be a great way to show off your technology and take pride in your hearing loss journey. One woman, Ruzzelle Gasmen, found that hearing aid accessories […]
October 20, 2021
deaf poetry

The Deaf Perspective: On deaf poetry

With bestsellers deaf poetry collections like Deaf Republic selling thousands of copies and scooping awards, deaf poetry has never been more popular. If you throw in American Sign Language and […]
July 19, 2021
acoustic effects of face coverings

Study: How face masks affect acoustics and speech understanding

A new study looked at the acoustic affects of face coverings - both transparent and non-transparent. Hearing Like Me explains the study and its results.
July 7, 2021
sensorineural hearing loss

What is Sensorineural hearing loss?

Have you ever found yourself wondering what sensorineural hearing loss means? It’s a complex term and comes in a range of severity. Sensorineural hearing loss is different for everyone. Check […]
July 2, 2021
sign language with AI

How to learn sign language with AI

New and developing technology make it easier to learn sign language. Here are some ways to learn sign language with AI (artificial intelligence).
June 11, 2021
video games for people with hearing loss

Video games for people with hearing loss

Playing video games is a great way to pass the time, engage with others, and reduce stress. But it can be challenging to find good video games if you have a hearing loss.
May 21, 2021
mental health and hearing loss

Managing hearing loss and mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To bring awareness to this issue, we’re addressing the research behind hearing loss and mental health. As someone with bilateral sensorineural hearing loss, depression, […]