January 27, 2020

This deaf performer loves showing off hearing aids on stage

Karla Marie Brown is a deaf performer. She models, acts, and sings. She's proof that people with hearing loss can achieve their dreams.
January 14, 2020
hearing loss vlog

Watch: Deaf, out and proud with hearing loss

In his hearing loss vlog, Luke discusses topics about working, dating, making friends and growing up with hearing loss. Watch on YouTube.
December 23, 2019
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It’s all about ‘ear swag’ for Mikey’s colorful hearing aids

It’s all about ‘ear swag’ for Mikey’s colorful hearing aids for this 11-year-old and he's not shy about expressing his opinion.
December 18, 2019
Sam Edwards, U.S. Air Force Veteran

Rediscovering sound as a veteran with hearing loss

Sam Edwards is a veteran with hearing loss. He had trouble hearing for a long time, but now lives a better life with his hearing aids.
December 10, 2019
apologize for my hearing loss

Why you don’t need to apologize for my hearing loss

Growing up with a severe hearing loss and wearing hearing aids my entire life, I have always heard people say “I’m sorry” in response to me telling them I had […]
December 4, 2019
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December Book Club: “Deaf Republic” by Ilya Kaminsky

"Deaf Republic" is a parable of poems, written by hard-of-hearing author Ilya Kaminsky.  Join the HLM Book Club and read books by deaf authors.
November 21, 2019
Creating an argument for Deaf advocacy 

How to Create a Strong Argument for Deaf Causes

Isaac Doty is experienced in speech and debate. He shares with us how to create a stronger argument for Deaf advocacy issues.
November 18, 2019
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How Harri Marshall went from being a performer to a deaf director

Harri Marshall started out as a performer and is now a successful deaf director. Here is how she worked her way up to where she is now.
November 7, 2019
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Swim, bike, run! The life of a deaf triathlete

Meet Julia Grunloh, deaf triathlete and Phonak HEARo! Competing in triathlons takes up most of her free time, on top of her day job and hearing loss.
November 4, 2019
deaf midwife

Call ‘this’ deaf midwife

Lucy Findlay has a job to be proud of: She's a deaf midwife. Her journey hasn't been easy; it took a family crisis for her to accept her hearing loss.
October 14, 2019

How Tina Lannin Became a Lip-Reading Expert

Tina Lannin has encountered many obstacles due to her deafness. But they led her to create her own company and become the UK’s foremost lip-reading expert.
October 9, 2019
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The Dealer’s Touch: Meet a Deaf Antiques Dealer

Deaf antique dealer Lesley Kiddell-Spencer lost her hearing to meningitis when she was just seven years of age. As a positive person, she says she chose to focus on the […]
October 7, 2019
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Book Review: ‘My Hard of Hearing Life’ by Cynthia Dixon

Recently, Hearing Like Me started a book club to bring together the hearing loss community, promote deaf authors and discuss common themes around living with hearing loss. September’s book club pick was: […]
October 3, 2019
what is the difference between an audiologist and ENT

Ask Anna: What is the difference between an audiologist and ENT doctor?

Ask Anna is an advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, I think my husband may have a hearing loss. I am not sure if we should go […]
October 1, 2019
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October Book Club: ‘El Deafo’ by Cece Bell

We're already on the third book of the Hearing Like Me Book Club, and this month's pick is "El Deafo," a graphic novel by CeCe Bell.
September 24, 2019
traveling with hearing loss

My biggest struggle while traveling with hearing loss

This summer I did quite a bit of traveling. I was a camp counselor in Arizona, and visited Ohio, New York and California. Three of these trips I did alone.  […]
September 11, 2019

Community spotlight: Meet the circus performer with hearing loss

Meet Ryan Murphy, a freelance circus performer who just happens to also have hearing loss. This circus performer with hearing loss has suffered from degenerative high-frequency hearing loss in both […]
September 4, 2019
embracing hearing loss

Community Spotlight: How I embraced my hearing loss at age 38

Sandra Norburn’s hearing loss journey began when she was a 38-year full-time worker and the mother of two teenage children. Her story is an all too familiar one in the […]
August 28, 2019
deaf book club

September Book Club: ‘My Hard of Hearing Life’ by Cynthia Dixon

The HearingLikeMe team loves supporting #deaftalent and learning about the different perspectives of people who are living their lives fully, despite their hearing loss. To celebrate our challenges and expand […]
August 26, 2019
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Ask Anna: Should my child with mild hearing loss be using a Roger microphone?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, My son has mild hearing loss and currently only uses hearing aids in the classroom. Am […]