August 14, 2019
deaf vlogger

This deaf vlogger has an important message about hearing loss

What is the best way to explain your hearing loss? Phonak hEARo and deaf vlogger Mario Afonso, released a video sharing a message about hearing loss, to help others understand […]
August 12, 2019
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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.
August 2, 2019
listening fatigue

How “ears off time” helps with my listening fatigue

When the world gets a bit too loud, I have found that my "ears off time" where I turn off my devices helps with my listening fatigue.
July 29, 2019
On Being Human

August Book Club: ‘On Being Human,’ by Jen Pastiloff

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 […]
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 […]
July 15, 2019
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Enjoying summer with hearing loss

Being in Canada, I often have to endure a long winter. So when the summertime comes for a few months, I make sure to enjoy it the best I can. […]
July 8, 2019
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5 ways deaf students can advocate for themselves in college

As I prepare to go to college next year, I have been learning about the best ways to advocate for yourself as a college student.  Here are the top five […]
June 28, 2019
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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.
June 24, 2019
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Ask Anna: Why are hearing aids expensive?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I recently found out that I have a mild to moderate hearing loss and I need […]
June 5, 2019

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff talks streaming, signing and never giving up

Deaf gamer Danik Soudakoff isn’t just a fan of video games. He also strives to improve the games he loves by making them more accessible for other gamers with hearing […]
June 4, 2019
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It Began With a Bang, but Ended in Hearing Whispers

Myron Butler's hearing loss came on suddenly with a bang and his journey to find a hearing aid that fit his lifestyle took time.
May 28, 2019
evolution of hearing aids

A Bird’s Eye View into the Evolution of Hearing Aids

Ed has been wearing hearing aids for more than 25 years. Throughout that time, he’s seen how the technology has grown from “dinosaurs” to being almost like natural hearing.
May 27, 2019
hearing loss accommodations

How my hearing loss accommodations have evolved over time

May 22, 2019
living with hearing loss

Living his dream regardless of hearing loss

May 15, 2019
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Community Spotlight: Why this mom keeps her son’s hearing aid molds as milestones of his hearing loss journey

Jessie Lewis, like many mothers to deaf and hard of hearing children, cried upon hearing the news of her son George’s hearing loss diagnosis. “When I first learned of George’s […]
May 8, 2019
hearing aid accessories

Watch: How Isaac uses hearing aid accessories during speech and debate tournaments

Isaac is a teenager with a passion for speech and debate and a dream to be a civil rights attorney. Given that speech and debate focuses on verbal communication, Isaac […]
April 22, 2019

Exploring my hearing loss identity as a deaf teen

I wanted to learn more about Deaf culture and my identity as a deaf teen. Here's what I learned about myself.
April 18, 2019
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Two young women share how their views on hearing loss have changed

Ashley and Kirsten recently met in person and discussed how their views on hearing loss have changed since they were growing up.
April 15, 2019
hard of hearing siblings

What it is like growing up with hard of hearing siblings