October 28, 2022
using Phonak Roger SoundField

Using Phonak Roger SoundField in the Classroom

How the sound equalization system Phonak Roger™ SoundField improves the work environment at schools for students with hearing loss.
October 10, 2022
mental health and hearing loss

Mental health, hearing loss, and audiologists

Hearing loss can come with its own frustrations and stressors. These frustrations surrounding hearing loss can thus take a toll on our mental health (MH). With that said, we’re seeing […]
October 5, 2022
playing sports with hearing aids

Playing sports with hearing aids no longer a challenge

All wearers of hearing aids say it. Between playing sports and hearing, you often have to choose! The devices only moderately appreciate what makes the charm of sport: movements, sweats and […]
September 28, 2022
back to school tips for teachers with hearing loss

Back to school tips for teachers with hearing loss

While there is not a one-size-fits-all approach that can apply to all classrooms, here are some back to school tips for teachers with hearing loss.
September 21, 2022
spreading deaf awareness

Spreading deaf awareness in your community

Whether you are a student, youth or adult, spreading deaf awareness is a wonderful initiative. Here are some helpful tips to get started in spreading deaf awareness in your community!
September 2, 2022
address your hearing loss at school

How to address your hearing loss at school

As summer winds to a close, students are returning to the classroom. Here are a few ways to address your hearing loss at school!
August 26, 2022
accessibility in educational settings

Back to School: Accessibility in educational settings for students with hearing loss

Accessibility is something that people with hearing loss must think about everywhere they go. This is certainly the case with educational settings and institutions. Accessibility and accommodation needs for the […]
August 12, 2022
hearing loss and noise

How to cope with hearing loss and noise

Noise is all around us. In most places we go today, there is some type of noise. Often we just become so ingrained to living in a hearing world that most might not even think twice about it. However, coping with hearing loss and noise isn't always easy.
June 27, 2022

Woman makes dolls with hearing aids to inspire children

Growing up, it’s important for children to feel included and recognize similarities in themselves and others. Children with hearing loss can sometimes feel different, especially when they wear hearing aids […]
June 24, 2022
waterproof hearing aids

Enjoy summer with waterproof hearing aids

For most people, summer is easy. All you have to worry about is finding your swimsuit and getting in the water. However, playing in the water with hearing aids can […]
June 6, 2022
living with hearing loss

‘Hear & Beyond,’ a book about living with hearing loss

There are several great resources for hearing loss out there. In my view, none is as comprehensive or as entertaining as Hear & Beyond, a book about living with hearing […]
May 31, 2022
hearing loss and Lyme disease

What to know about hearing loss and Lyme disease

Did you know that hearing loss and Lyme disease can be linked? Most people think of Lyme disease as something you get when you get bit by a tick, and […]
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 […]