April 6, 2020
yoga in sign language

Community Spotlight: This Signing Yogi is making yoga accessible

Yoga isn’t always completely accessible to deaf and hard of hearing people, but Bethaney the founder of Sign Yoga, is changing this. The UK signing yogi teaches yoga classes in […]
March 16, 2020
running to cope with hearing loss

Running to cope with hearing loss

Sue Phillips lost her hearing as an adult. Surprised by her hearing loss started to look for a way to cope. She started running to cope with hearing loss.
March 9, 2020
phonak hearing aids for kids

Watch: How a connexin 26 family thrives with help from Phonak hearing aids

When Jaxson was born, his parents Meagan and Bryan Ackerman didn’t notice anything abnormal about his hearing. Then, their second son was born, and the signs of hearing loss emerged. […]
March 5, 2020
wearing my hearing aids

How my life changed when I wore my hearing aids

C.M. King is a natural introvert with tinnitus and hearing loss who became an architect. Wearing hearing aids changed her life.
March 4, 2020

Anne becomes advocate after hearing loss from brain tumor

Anne knew something was going on inside her body. She had frequent fevers, chills, and nausea. Her ears were making a strange chirping noise, then all of the sudden she […]
February 27, 2020
female deaf rugby player

England Deaf Rugby player says sport connected her with deaf community

Meet Beth Weller, a female deaf rugby player. Before she discovered the sport, she hadn't interacted with other people who had hearing loss.
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.
December 23, 2019
colorful hearing aids

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.
November 18, 2019
deaf director

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
deaf triathlete

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
deaf antiques dealer

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 […]
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 12, 2019
refused to wear a hearing aid

Community Spotlight: Why this teacher finally wore her hearing aids

When she was younger, Chelsea Lynaugh refused to wear her hearing aid. Now she’s a teacher who wears two. How did this transformation occur?
August 7, 2019
deaf comedian Tom Willard

Community Spotlight: Deaf comedian pursues passion with standup

Deaf comedian Tom Willard wants to bridge the gap between hearing and deaf worlds through his standup comedy and joy for making others laugh.
July 24, 2019
pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

High schooler creates pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

Ryan Brady, a rising senior at Hathaway Brown School near Cleveland, Ohio is the creator of a pen pal program for children and teens with hearing loss called HippKids. HIPP […]
June 28, 2019
deaf photographer Kate Disher-Quill earshot

Deaf photographer shares moving stories in new book ‘Earshot’

Kate Disher-Quill learned to live confidently with hearing loss through the stories she collected from other deaf people in her new book Earshot.