March 21, 2018

Watch: How to learn American Sign Language

Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores shares her best tips to learn American Sign Language in her latest video. According to research from Gallaudet University, there are about 1 million deaf people […]
January 30, 2018

Watch: The most Googled questions about deaf people answered by Jessica Flores

Have you ever wondered what the most googled questions are about deaf people? Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores wanted to know what the world is wondering about deaf people and made […]
October 16, 2017

10-year-old girl starts YouTube channel about her hearing loss

Hard of hearing 10-year-old Skye started her own YouTube channel about her life with hearing aids. Her first video is about how to put in hearing aids and what she […]
October 12, 2017

Ellen interviews 10-year-old boy raising money for hearing aids to give to others

Hard-of-hearing, 10-year-old Braden Baker, fell off his chair when he found out he was going to be on Ellen to be interviewed about why he is raising money to help […]
October 5, 2017

What it’s like to be on the road with the Here to Hear Tour

One comedian, a videographer and a driver board an RV. No, this isn’t the start of a pub joke. (I’ll leave the jokes to the comedian.) It’s the start of […]
September 27, 2017
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Why I was born at the perfect time to have a hearing loss

What a time to be hard of hearing. I often contemplate the fact that I was born at the right time to have a hearing loss. If I was alive […]
June 8, 2017
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Facebook gets deaf-friendly with auto captions

Automatic closed captions are coming to Facebook Live videos bringing more accessibility to its deaf users.
March 16, 2017

How to use audiobooks for hearing rehab

Do you ever listen to audiobooks? The form of storytelling can be also very beneficial for hearing rehab.  Oral storytelling is one of the most ancient art-forms. Stories have been […]
March 2, 2017
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#HearingLossHour: Shopping with Hearing Loss

Facilitated by one of our Hearing Like Me bloggers, and supported by Phonak, #Hearinglosshour is a live Twitter chat devoted to discussions about living with hearing loss. It takes place […]
February 20, 2017

Deaf gamers overcome odds in World of Warcraft

A group of deaf players worked together to take down one of the hardest bosses in the popular online game World of Warcraft.
December 29, 2016
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8 Memes that Describe the Deafie Struggle

Memes are a fun way to share an idea, behavior, or style from person to person within a culture. As a teenager, I use memes a lot when connecting with my […]
December 9, 2016

This is how you should actually talk about deaf people in Pop Culture

It’s great that more deaf people in Pop Culture are helping break down stigmas of hearing loss. But there are some things to remember when portraying them.
November 18, 2016
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The 10-year-old Deaf model who is breaking down stigmas

Gabriella was born deaf, but that hasn't stopped her from following her dreams of becoming a model.
November 3, 2016
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Bachelor host Osher Günsberg shows off his Phonak hearing aids

Australian reality television host Osher Günsberg showed off his Phonak hearing aids to his social media fans, with an important message about hearing health. The 42-year-old host of Australia’s “The […]
October 5, 2016
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5 ways to make websites more accessible for deaf people

Is your website fully accessible for deaf people?
October 5, 2016
#hearinglosshour

A Visit to the Audiologist – Your experiences and tips

  #HearingLossHour is a Twitter hour dedicated to talking about living with hearing loss. It takes place between 1pm and 2pm (GMT) on the first Wednesday of the month. It […]
September 26, 2016
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Deaf YouTuber begins campaign for better captions #NoMoreCraptions

As a profoundly deaf teenager, I want to be like my fellow peers who watch YouTube, but I can’t always because there aren’t proper captions. Auto-generated captions are often wrong, […]
September 8, 2016

Sign Language Ad Showcases People with Hearing Aids, Disabilities

In efforts to “Look on the Light Side of Disabilities,” new ads are popping up on UK TV screens, showcasing real life situations from people from all walks of life, […]
September 7, 2016
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Top tips from September’s #Hearinglosshour

  #HearingLossHour is an hour a month on Twitter for chats about living with hearing loss.  The theme for September’s #HearingLossHour was all about the new academic year – starting […]
August 9, 2016
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#Hearinglosshour: Hobbies, Activities and Hearing Loss

  #hearinglosshour is an hour a month dedicated to a live chat about living with hearing loss. It takes place between 1pm and 2pm(GMT) on Twitter on the first Wednesday […]