November 19, 2021
deaf authors

Deaf authors and writers to read and follow

As a deaf writer, I love reading the many works by deaf and hard-of-hearing authors. Here is a curated list of some of my favorite deaf authors, both past and […]
October 20, 2021
deaf poetry

The Deaf Perspective: On deaf poetry

With bestsellers deaf poetry collections like Deaf Republic selling thousands of copies and scooping awards, deaf poetry has never been more popular. If you throw in American Sign Language and […]
August 20, 2021
deaf photographers

Deaf photographers around the world

While spoken and sign languages create foreign barriers between cultures, the language of photography is universal. Here are a few deaf photographers are using that language to articulate a story […]
May 5, 2021
late onset hearing loss

“Padapillo,” a children’s book about late onset hearing loss

Padapillo, a children’s book about late onset hearing loss, is hitting bookshelves just in time for Better Speech and Hearing Month.
April 27, 2021
Oscars 2021

The Oscars, the night that divided the deaf community

Considering that cinemas were closed during the past year due to the Covid pandemic, the 93rd Academy Awards were still a lavish affair – even if the invited celebrities were […]
April 9, 2021
tiktok captions

TikTok, Instagram now have auto captions

In a long-awaited move for accessibility, social media platforms TikTok and Instagram now have auto captioning
April 9, 2021
Harriet versus the Galaxy

Interview with author Samantha Baines of ‘Harriet Versus the Galaxy’

Award-winning comedian, actor, and Phonak hEARo, Samantha Baines takes readers on an intergalactic adventure in her new book, Harriet Versus the Galaxy. The story follows a girl whose hearing aid is […]
April 7, 2021
deaf Black character in a video game

Introducing the first deaf Black character in a video game

The gaming world now has an achievement unlocked. The first deaf Black character has been cast in a video game!
March 5, 2021
"Can you hear me now" book

Meet the 9-year-old who published a book about hearing loss

When a nine-year-old fourth grader in Wisconsin experienced sudden hearing loss, she wrote a book about it.
September 28, 2020
Deaf fun facts

Deaf Fun Facts You Need to Know

In celebration of Deaf Awareness Month this September, we’ve gathered a list of some of the most interesting Deaf Fun Facts for you to know. Have you ever played trivia […]
July 6, 2020
video accessibility tips for video editors and creators

4 camera tips to improve video accessibility

While closed captions are very important there are more ways you can improve video accessibility. Video editor, Kyle Wilson shares his top tips.
May 13, 2020
Deaf YouTuber

Meet Jazzy Whipps, a Deaf YouTuber from the UK

Jasmine Whipps, best known as Jazzy, started her YouTube channel just over five years ago. Now the 20-year-old from the UK has over 200,000 subscribers. She’s a deaf YouTuber and […]
March 18, 2020
YouTubers with hearing loss

Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss

Need something new to watch? YouTube is becoming increasingly popular, with the rise of deaf vloggers. Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss.
January 29, 2020
On Being Human

WIN a signed copy of Jennifer Pastiloff’s ‘On Being Human’

HearingLikeMe has partnered with deaf author Jennifer Pastiloff for a signed book giveaway of her latest book, "On Being Human."
January 2, 2020

January Book Club: Four Days with Kenny Tedford

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 […]
November 5, 2019
El deafo - books for kids with hearing loss

Book Review: ‘El Deafo’ graphic novel helps kids gain confidence with hearing loss

"El Deafo" is a graphic novel that follows the story of Cece, a bunny, who gains confidence with herself as she grows up with hearing loss.
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 27, 2019
children's book about hearing loss

This mom was inspired by her son to write a children’s book about hearing loss

Illustrated children’s books are special to Angeliki Pedersen. They helped her learn English when she immigrated at age 24 from Greece. And when her second son was diagnosed with hearing […]
September 26, 2019

Deaf representation is lacking. This is why it matters

We consume different forms of media and entertainment, which his affects our place in the world from a young age, especially when we don’t see people like ourselves represented.  As […]
September 17, 2019
Haben Girma

Haben Girma: The story of a Deafblind trailblazer

She has climbed icebergs in Alaska, used a radial arm saw, helped build a school in Mali, and faced a bull in Eritrea. All of this, despite being Deafblind. But […]