May 16, 2022
hearing aid charms

Hearing aid charms create confidence

Whatnot and Wonder is a small business that creates and sells hearing aid charms for children and adults.
April 25, 2022
mask mandates

What the lift on face mask restrictions means for the deaf community

Masks. You’ve heard us talk about them quite often throughout the pandemic. While they protect us from the Covid-19 virus, they also pose a variety of communication and accessibility struggles […]
April 18, 2022

Phonak Roger On is the perfect solution for life after university

Madeline Brinkman, a recent university graduate with hearing loss and a member of the Phonak Teen Advisor program, shares how Phonak Roger On microphone is the perfect solution as she […]
April 11, 2022
hearing loss and stress

Hearing loss and stress: Stress Awareness Month

While there are many benefits to hearing loss, there can also be quite a few stressors. For Stress Awareness Month this April, we address hearing loss and stress.
March 18, 2022
tinnitus silenced

How my cochlear implant helped silence my tinnitus

For some, tinnitus is a transient intrusion. For others, it is a fixed and constant state. In my case, it was the latter – until it was silenced by my […]
March 11, 2022
Early Intervention

Early Intervention: Why parents need to follow up

Early Intervention programs for deaf and hard of hearing children are typically offered for ages 0-3 in the U.S. Over the last two years, during the height of the COVID-19 […]
March 3, 2022
safe listening

Safe listening: Protect your ears

Hearing is one of the most magical and complicated senses humans have. Our ears are beautiful tiny pieces of engineering converting differences in air pressure into perceptions of sound. Yet, […]
February 25, 2022
cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

The benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

A recent study set out to discover the benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The researchers found that restoring hearing through cochlear implants may […]
February 14, 2022
How to say 'I Love You' in ASL

How to say ‘I Love You’ in ASL – and other languages

Valentine’s Day is the most romantic time of the year. It’s when Cupid performs his magic – as do marketing teams everywhere – and you feel love so powerful that […]
February 11, 2022
living with tinnitus

Living with tinnitus: A personal account

Living with tinnitus is different for everyone. The sounds experienced can vary from loud roaring to soft humming and even musical noise. It can be present in one or both […]
February 7, 2022
coping with tinnitus

My experience coping with tinnitus (ringing in the ears)

Coping with tinnitus can bring many challenges. For example, my relationship with sound and music suddenly changed when I started experiencing tinnitus all the time.
January 24, 2022
deaf child

How to overcome the urge to compare your deaf child to others

We’ve all heard the saying, “Comparison is the thief of joy.” But as a parent — especially as a parent of a deaf child — comparison is hard to avoid.  […]
December 29, 2021
Happy New Year in sign language

How to wish ‘Happy New Year’ in different sign languages

Sign language is as diverse as any other language, but much like spoken languages, sign languages do share similarities when it comes to emotions. The phrase “Happy New Year,” for […]
December 15, 2021
gift guide for people with hearing loss

Holiday gift guide 2021: gifts for people with hearing loss

Tis the season! We’re back again, this time with 2021 holiday gifts for people with hearing loss.
December 13, 2021
remote audiology appointment

What is a remote audiology appointment?

It’s not always possible to visit your audiologist to have adjustments to your hearing device when needed. COVID restrictions, traveling long distances, and the availability of public transport are all […]
November 24, 2021
hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

9 tips for hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving gatherings have changed a lot since the COVID pandemic started, but this year we’re finally ready to start gathering with friends and family. We have much to be grateful […]
November 12, 2021
deaf patients of doctors

Do’s and don’ts for medical practitioners of deaf patients

I started wearing hearing aids in my mid-20’s. I’ve often struggled with the simplest of things like seeking medical care. You’d think healthcare providers would be more supportive, or at […]
November 8, 2021

How I discovered my deaf identity

I've had hearing loss my entire life, but always felt like something was missing. I recently discovered my deaf identity.
October 29, 2021
Trunk or Treat with a hearing loss

Trunk or Treat with a hearing loss

Hearing Like Me shares some tips for Trunk or Treat with a hearing loss. Being in dark situations with your kids can be frustrating.
October 27, 2021
domestic abuse in the deaf community

Dealing with domestic abuse in the deaf community

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, as well as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Although sensitive topics, these are important issues that impact many individuals. Domestic abuse in the deaf community […]