October 21, 2019
fashion line DEAF IDENTITY

Introducing a new Fashion Brand: DEAF IDENTITY

New fashion brand DEAF IDENTITY launched by Phonak hEARo Luke Christian gets a thumbs up from the deaf community.
October 18, 2019

Are Deaf Child Traffic Signs Effective?

Are Deaf Child traffic signs effective? Do they actually slow down traffic? It depends on who you ask.
October 17, 2019
volunteering overseas at a deaf school

My experience volunteering at a Deaf school

There’s something about giving back to the community that sits close to my heart, especially when it relates to deafness. I’ve always been a charitable person, dedicating my spare time […]
October 15, 2019
deaf hotelier

Meet Roberto Wirth, the deaf hotelier

Roberto Wirth is the only deaf hotelier in the world to own and run a five-star hotel. Despite coming from a hotelier family, Wirth’s success is hard-earned. If anything, his […]
October 10, 2019
deaf world deaf community

My journey into the Deaf world

Living with hearing loss or deafness can be a journey. The path to understanding how someone identifies in the Deaf world is determined by the environment they were raised, the […]
October 4, 2019
holistic hearing health plan

How to create a holistic hearing loss health plan

Heather Vuchinich is a writer, astrologer and herbalist with more than 25 years experience in holistic healing. She has been certified as a Master Astrologer by Steven Forrest and has […]
September 30, 2019
Can herbs help with hearing loss?

Can herbs help with hearing loss?

I've compiled a list of of my favorite herbs for hearing loss. These plants can heal and soothe a variety of conditions related to hearing loss.
September 25, 2019
being intimate with hearing loss

Are hearing aids sexy? The truth of being intimate with hearing loss

Intimacy can be a sensitive subject to talk about for anyone, and being intimate while wearing hearing aids can bring about another level of challenges! As someone who has lived […]
September 23, 2019
how to advocate for yourself with hearing loss

How disability advocacy helped me learn self-advocacy

It can be a process to learn how to advocate for yourself with hearing loss. It’s ironic, but one thing that has really helped me is my work with disability […]
September 19, 2019
living with hearing loss

What I’ve learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years

What do you have to look forward to with a hearing loss? Here are five things I've learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years.
September 13, 2019
group conference calls with hearing loss

How to have better conference calls with hearing loss

Due to my hearing loss, group conference calls used to be unnerving. But with a few adjustments and tweaks along the way, I found a new sense of confidence. 
September 12, 2019
hearing loss resources in a rural area

Finding hearing loss resources in a rural area

We love our small town with its kind neighbors, babbling creek, and the occasional bald eagle. The downside? We’re far from health care resources.
September 10, 2019
acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

How my mom dealt with acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), “About two to three of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level […]
September 9, 2019
living with someone with hearing loss

3 things to know about living with someone with hearing loss

I took a big step in my life. I moved in with my partner. As someone with hearing loss, not only did my partner and I have to learn to […]
September 5, 2019
what I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

What I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

This article was originally written by HLM community member Stephanie Daniel. “Your son has permanent bilateral mild sloping to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss.” After an excruciating and stressful one […]
September 3, 2019
simulate what it's like to be deaf/hoh

Games that simulate what it’s like to be deaf or hard of hearing

You’d think it’d be easier to describe to people what it’s like being deaf or hard of hearing, but it’s similar one of those “you had to be there” situations. […]
August 29, 2019
advanced bionics aqua case

Finally, I can swim with my cochlear implants!

This was the first summer I could finally swim with my cochlear implants. Now, I have a newfound appreciation for my Advanced Bionics Aqua Case, a waterproof cochlear implant solution. 
August 27, 2019
hearing loss in the classroom

Hearing loss in the classroom: Your rights as a student

Going to school with hearing loss can be tough. From listening fatigue to keeping track of listening technology, to dealing with less-than-ideal classroom settings, hearing loss can present several barriers […]
August 21, 2019
back to school hearing loss checklist

Back to School Hearing Loss Checklist

Going back to school is an exciting time as it’s a chance to start anew. Of course with new classes, that means new teachers and going through the dreaded “this […]
August 19, 2019

These PowerPoint presentations make it easy to explain hearing loss at school

Going back to school is an exciting time that includes a lot of new changes for both students and the parents. But when a student with hearing loss enters into […]