February 24, 2021
decision to get a cochlear implant for your baby

Making the decision to get cochlear implants for your baby

While every family is different, deciding to get a cochlear implant for your baby can be difficult. Here's how we made the decision.
February 12, 2021
adaptations in a deaf-hearing relationship

5 adaptations to make in a deaf-hearing relationship

Successful relationships involve compromise and understanding. In the case of couples where one person has hearing loss, this is even more important. I have bilateral severe to profound hearing loss […]
February 12, 2021
asking someone with hearing loss on a date

How to ask someone with hearing loss on a date

You're trying to pluck up the courage to ask someone on a first date. If you're thinking of asking someone with hearing loss on a date, here are some tips.
February 1, 2021
accessible emergency services

Accessible emergency services around the world

What if you can't pick up the phone in an emergency? Hearing Like Me looks at what some countries are doing to make emergency services accessible.
January 20, 2021
supporting a loved one with hearing loss

What not to say to someone with hearing loss

My own experiences with my wife, who has sensorineural hearing loss, has led me to some insights supporting a loved one with hearing loss. 
January 4, 2021
musical ear syndrome

What is Musical Ear Syndrome?

Imagine having a song stuck in your head, but worse. That will give you a sense of what Musical Ear Syndrome is like. 
January 1, 2021
hearing loss resolutions 2021

Hearing Loss Resolutions for 2021

As we ring in the New Year, it’s a time to reflect back on the past year and look forward to what’s to come. While much of 2020 was beyond […]
December 23, 2020
Better Connect Academy

This online course will teach you how to communicate with deaf people

To learn about the difference communication methods for people with hearing loss, "The Better Connect Academy" offers a one-hour virtual course.
December 14, 2020
Starbucks sign language

Sign language Starbucks drive-through video goes viral

Many companies struggle to understand the need for inclusivity when it comes to clients and customers. Starbucks, though, is one company that continuously shows up for the deaf and hard […]
December 11, 2020
flying with hearing loss

Flying with hearing loss: Masks, communication and restrictions

Flying with hearing loss can be a challenge, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic and mandatory face masks. Here are some tips.
December 9, 2020
employment rights for people with hearing loss

U.S. employment rights for people with hearing loss

This year has been a hard one. The worldwide pandemic has put many out of work and increased the struggle to make ends meet. During this time, job security is […]
December 2, 2020
healthcare providers and accessible communication

Healthcare providers and accessible communication

When it comes to healthcare providers and accessible communication, there’s no consistency. Email or a patient portal should be the standard for all patients, but this isn’t always the case. […]
November 27, 2020
gifts for people with hearing loss Christmas 2020

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Gifts for people with hearing loss

If you're looking for a gift for a loved one who is deaf or hard of hearing, here are our favorite gifts for people with hearing loss.
November 25, 2020
opioid use and hearing loss

How opioid use can affect hearing loss

News surrounding the growing opioid epidemic has dominated many headlines. However, opioid-associated ototoxicity is a component few have covered.  Opioid-associated ototoxicity is hearing loss associated with misuse of opioids. In […]
November 18, 2020
face mask for hearing aid users

Face masks for hearing aid users

It’s no secret that some face masks aren’t very hearing aid friendly. Standard ear loop elastics interfere with the placement of behind-the-ear hearing technology. Clear masks on others provide access to […]
November 13, 2020
Deaf Mexican Americans

The experiences of Deaf Mexican Americans

Deaf Culture rarely discusses Deaf Mexican American experiences, but they are important. They hold a unique place within the Deaf community.
November 11, 2020
early cochlear implantation

5 steps to early infant cochlear implantation

When a child is unexpectedly diagnosed with hearing loss it can be an overwhelming experience. After the initial shock, however, many take comfort in knowing there are a variety of […]
November 10, 2020
deaf mom

On being a deaf mom

As a first-time mom, it took a while to realize that I should be taking advantage of my slumbering husband’s hearing.
October 23, 2020
sign language cafes around the world

6 sign language cafes to visit around the world

With Starbucks recently opening its fifth sign language cafe, restaurants and cafes owned and/or operated by deaf people are increasing in number. Here’s a look at some of the sign […]
October 20, 2020
Plane, car, bus, train, travel tips for hearing loss

Traveling With Hearing Loss

Travel tips for hearing loss from an experienced traveler. Prepare for your airplane, train, bus, and hotel adventures!