December 29, 2021
Happy New Year in sign language

How to wish ‘Happy New Year’ in different sign languages

Sign language is as diverse as any other language, but much like spoken languages, sign languages do share similarities when it comes to emotions. The phrase “Happy New Year,” for […]
December 8, 2021
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Phonak, AB win top innovation awards for best hearing technology

Phonak and Advanced Bionics are two leaders in the hearing technology industry – something they proved in 2021 by winning multiple innovation awards.
December 1, 2021
Clubhouse

Clubhouse app introduces long overdue live captioning

The popular voice-based app Clubhouse has finally acted on its glaring lack of accessibility. It has introduced closed captions for iOS users.
November 26, 2021
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Deaf inclusion in media leads to spike in sign language

Deaf actresses Lauren Ridloff and Rose Ayling-Ellis have created history with their latest media appearances. Because of them, there has been a 488 percent increase in searches for sign language […]
November 24, 2021
hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

9 tips for hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving gatherings have changed a lot since the COVID pandemic started, but this year we’re finally ready to start gathering with friends and family. We have much to be grateful […]
October 28, 2021
We Hear You

Behind the scenes of Cannes winner ‘We Hear You’

Filmed entirely during the pandemic, We Hear You – a new documentary on hearing loss – was named the Best Film on Disability at the Cannes World Film Festival. This not only […]
September 10, 2021

Marvel’s first deaf superhero Lauren Ridloff speaks out

Marvel’s “Eternals” is being released in November, with the first deaf superhero played by Lauren Ridloff. The actress recently spoke about the movie. She said we need more inclusive films […]
September 3, 2021
Flash before the bang

Nyle DiMarco, other deaf actors to star in sports drama ‘Flash Before the Bang’

The latest in the roster of films about the deaf community is "Flash Before the Bang." The all-deaf sports drama builds on a true story.
August 6, 2021
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Understanding India’s deaf community

An overview of India’s deaf community; a story of a long-standing struggle for recognition, dignity, and a sign language.
August 4, 2021
hearing loss and workplace discrimination

Hearing loss and workplace discrimination

Walmart is the latest to join a growing list of private companies sued for discriminating against job applicants with hearing loss.
June 30, 2021
Audible documentary

New Netflix doc ‘Audible’ features deaf footballers

A new 39-minute immersive film “Audible” trails the lives of a deaf footballer and his teammates at the Maryland School for the Deaf. It is set to release on Netflix […]
June 25, 2021
Phonak Audeo

Hearing aids gives jazz legend Charles Owen new lease on life

Charles Owens is a LA jazz legend with hearing loss. His new Phonak Audeo hearing aids have given him a new lease on life.
June 4, 2021
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‘Keep going’: R&B icon Tank shares his hearing loss story on Instagram

Grammy nominated R&B singer Tank announced his hearing loss, to fans, friends and fellow musicians who responded with words of love and encouragement.