July 30, 2021
deaf entrepreneurs

Deaf entrepreneurs around the world

Many deaf individuals are following their passions and becoming their own boss. This is especially notable because it’s hard enough for anyone in this day and age, let alone being […]
July 16, 2021
hard of hearing mama

Interview with hard of hearing mama Janna Cowper

Janna Cowper is a Phonak hEARo and mother with hearing loss to two hard of hearing children. She has been making waves by sharing her stories and experiences on Instagram […]
June 18, 2021
deaf archaeologist

Meet deaf archaeologist Amelia Dall

Amelia Dall is a 29-year-old deaf archaeologist who is changing the profession by making it more accessible to ASL-users.
June 14, 2021
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With dogs and Phonak hearing technology, Marianne can conquer the world!

With help from her Phonak hearing technology, Marianne dances with dogs to music and competes around the world.
May 26, 2021
deaf powerlifter

Community Spotlight: Meet deaf powerlifter Katie Norton

Katie Norton is a 21-year-old deaf powerlifter and college student from Massachusetts who will be graduating in May 2022 with a Bachelors in Business Administration. HearingLikeMe recently connected with the […]
May 7, 2021
Phonak hEARo Elspeth Bowes

Meet Phonak “hEARo” Elspeth Bowes

HearingLikeMe interviews Eslpeth Bowes, a Phonak hEARo from the UK. Her hearing loss was diagnosed at age 12. She recently got a degree in psychology.
April 23, 2021
aspiring deaf psychologist

Interview with aspiring deaf psychologist Danielle Guth

We love it when people share their hearing loss stories with us. Our community often provides comfort, encouragement, inspiration and support for others in similar situations. Recently we connected with […]
February 10, 2021
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Interview with deaf scientist Anna Krauss

A deaf scientist with a mission, Anna Krauss doesn’t want to be the only deaf person in the STEM field. It’s an area that’s rapidly changing, she says. In the […]
January 29, 2021
deaf instagrammers

Follow these inspiring deaf Instagrammers

Connecting with deaf Instagrammers, especially, is a great way to feel connected to the hearing loss community and learn to advocate our needs.
January 27, 2021
deaf equestrian

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 18, 2021
NYPD officer using sign language

An interview with a signing NYPD officer

Police departments around the world could learn from the New York City Police Department when it comes to inclusivity. The NYPD is putting American Sign Language (ASL) signers on the […]
November 4, 2020

How one couple finally found a hearing aid that works

After years of having difficulties hearing, a couple from Horsham, England finally decided to see an audiologist for a second opinion. What happened next they say, opened up a whole […]
October 19, 2020
deaf services in the UK and US

Comparing deaf services in the UK and US

Those of us who are deaf in the UK. are able to get our hearing devices through the National Health Service (NHS) free of charge. What is it like in the US?
October 2, 2020
Public speaking with hearing loss

Community Spotlight: Public speaking with hearing loss to advocate for others

Phonak hEARo Catalleya Storm is an advocate for accessibility, racial justice, queer rights, and intersectionality. Their hearing loss doesn’t hold them back from speaking up for others and advocating for […]
August 24, 2020
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Working at Sonova: Q&A with Stephanie Pluess

Growing up, I did not meet many other people with hearing loss. I was missing this connection of sharing similar experiences and having mutual understanding when it comes to living […]
August 12, 2020

Community Spotlight: Meet Merry Kelly, a life coach for the hard of hearing

Kelly's own journey to accepting her hearing loss inspired her decision to work with others who have hearing loss as a life coach.
July 20, 2020
CrossFit classes for the deaf community

This sign language interpreter teaches accessible CrossFit classes for the deaf community

Jamie Shawn Hardman is a sign language interpreter and Crossfitter. She’s meshed her two passions by hosting and teaching Crossfit classes for the deaf community that are in American Sign […]
July 1, 2020
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Community Spotlight: Meet Harrison Frost, deaf soccer player

Harrison Frost is only 12 years old but is already making a name for himself globally, as a deaf soccer player in England.
June 10, 2020
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Community Spotlight: Meet deaf audiologist and chef, Michelle Hu

When Michelle Hu Lapid was first diagnosed with hearing loss, her mother was told she would probably not go beyond a third grade reading level. Fast forward 35 years, and […]
May 27, 2020
Phonak hEARo Toyosi advocate for hearing loss

Phonak hEARo Toyosi empowers community on social media

Honesty, vulnerability, and encouragement are what you see when first looking at Toyosi’s Instagram channel. Phonak hEARo, Toyosi is an 18-year-old law student. Nigerian and Trinidadian born, Toyosi now is […]