March 30, 2020
negotiate with your hearing partner

Why it’s important to negotiate with your hearing partner

Are you someone with hearing loss and in a “mixed marriage” with a full hearing partner or spouse? As we all know, learning how to communicate successfully through interpersonal challenges […]
March 27, 2020
hearing loss and anxiety

The connection between hearing loss and anxiety

As someone who is hard of hearing and has worn hearing aids my entire life, this is what I've learned about the connection between hearing loss and anxiety.
March 23, 2020
hearing loss during the Coronavirus

Coping with hearing loss during the Coronavirus outbreak

From learning a new language to reading a book, here are 14 Ways to Cope with Hearing Loss during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
March 17, 2020
online learning for deaf students

Making online learning accessible for deaf students

Is your child studying at home as a result of COVID-19? Here are tips for creating an accessible virtual education for deaf students.
March 13, 2020
deaf baby

What having a deaf baby has taught me

It's only been five short months since my son Cooper was born. I've already learned so much. I'd like to share what having a deaf baby has taught me.
March 12, 2020

What is noise pollution?

Have you ever noticed all the sounds that you continuously hear throughout your day? Those sounds are noise pollution and can affect your hearing.
March 11, 2020
transition to college as a deaf student

My transition to college as a deaf student

I have officially made it through my first semester of college! My transition to college as a deaf student was fairly smooth.
February 28, 2020
parents of deaf children

How connecting with parents of deaf children made a difference in my life

Connecting with other parents of deaf children is vital. It was the first thing I did upon my son's hearing loss diagnosis.
February 24, 2020
haircut with hearing loss

Tips for getting a haircut with hearing loss

Being deaf has its own unique set of challenges when getting a haircut. These are my top tips for getting your haircut with hearing loss.
February 14, 2020
tips for dating a deaf person

7 tips for dating with hearing loss

If you're dating someone with hearing loss for the first time, there can be hurdles. I've compiled a brief list of tips for dating a deaf person.
February 5, 2020
combat listening fatigue in college

Tips to combat listening fatigue in college

Listening fatigue can make school more challenging for people with hearing loss. I've collected some tips to help combat listening fatigue in college.
February 4, 2020
parents of children with hearing loss

Frequently asked questions from parents of children with hearing loss

Since I started speaking out on social media about my hearing loss, I often receive questions from parents of children with hearing loss children. 
January 30, 2020
parent new to hearing loss

Why being vocal about hearing loss matters as a parent new to hearing loss

Being a parent new to hearing loss has made me realize that being vocal about hearing loss is important. You'll help yourself and others too.
January 28, 2020
hearing child with deaf parents

What it is like being a hearing child of deaf parents

An old friend is a hearing child of deaf parents and sign language is his first language. This is what it was like for him to grow up with a deaf family.
January 22, 2020
mild-moderate hearing loss

The impact of mild-moderate hearing loss is bigger than you may think

As someone with mild-moderate hearing loss, I never quite understood impacts of my hearing loss. Now I realize it has a larger impact then you might think.
January 21, 2020
studying a foreign language with hearing loss

Studying a foreign language with hearing loss

Taking a foreign language in school is more difficult for some. Ellie Parfitt offers tips for studying a foreign language with hearing loss.
January 16, 2020
processing hearing loss diagnosis as a new parent

Tips for parents new to hearing loss

Processing a hearing loss diagnosis can be overwhelming. You're not alone if you feel this! This is what I've learned as a parent new to hearing loss.
January 15, 2020
writing changed my perspective on hearing loss

How Writing Changed My Perspective on Hearing Loss

Losing my hearing as an adult felt like a crisis. It wasn't until I started writing that my perspective on hearing loss changed.
January 10, 2020
working with an employee who has hearing loss

Tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss

Working with an employee who has hearing loss can mean challenges on both sides. This is a list of tips for working with an employee who has hearing loss.
January 10, 2020

Teaching students with hearing loss

Teaching a students with hearing loss can be nothing short of wonderful. As a teacher there are many ways that you can help a child with hearing loss.