November 27, 2020
gifts for people with hearing loss 2020 christmas

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 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.
September 7, 2020
sleepover with hearing loss

Tips for going to sleepovers with a hearing loss

Attending sleepovers with a hearing loss makes for a more unique experience. However, this doesn't mean you have to miss out on all the fun!
August 28, 2020
driving school for the deaf

Accessible Driving School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Like many milestones in our lives, getting a driver’s license can come with accessibility challenges for the deaf and hard of hearing. Now, though, states are becoming more aware of […]
June 26, 2020
interacting with masked police officers if you're deaf

Interacting with masked police officers when you’re deaf

It can be difficult interacting with people who are wearing face masks if you have a hearing loss. If they’re in a position of authority, it can even more stressful. […]
June 17, 2020
Working in cornfields doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

What I learned doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

When I first started college, I didn’t imagine that I would end up in cornfields doing fieldwork. However, during college I discovered digital map-making, leading me outside in the hot […]
June 15, 2020
evolving deaf identity

What I’m learning from my evolving deaf identity

I was born profoundly deaf, diagnosed at 14 months of age. Being deaf is all I know. My deaf identity has remained steady over the years. But as I think […]
June 3, 2020

Hearing Dogs: A service dog for people with hearing loss

Hearing dogs are trained specifically to support the needs of people with severe hearing loss. Learn how much they cost and how to apply.
April 27, 2020
poor communication habits

Learning to overcome poor communication habits caused by my hearing loss

When I realized I learned poor communication habits caused by my hearing loss, I made an effort to break these habits and learn new and improved habits.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
December 31, 2019
hearing loss resolutions

Hearing Loss Resolutions for 2020

As we approach the end of 2019, we’re supposed to take stock of the past year. What hearing loss resolutions do we have for the next year?
December 13, 2019
hearing loss made me a better astrologer

How my hearing loss has made me a better astrologer

When reflecting on my profession, I've realized hearing loss has made me a better astrologer. Here are five qualities I have gained from my hearing loss.
December 12, 2019
high school with hearing loss

What was it like being in high school with hearing loss?

Being in high school with hearing loss was a rocky journey of learning how to feel semi-comfortable in my own skin. I wanted to be cool.
December 11, 2019
holiday party tips for people with hearing loss

Holiday party tips for people with hearing loss

Just because we have hearing loss shouldn’t mean that we miss out on this holiday season. With a little foresight and planning, we can have as much fun as any other […]
November 27, 2019
communicating with family at Thanksgiving

5 tips for communicating at Thanksgiving with hearing loss

Holiday celebrations bring a unique set of challenges for people with hearing loss. Communicating at Thanksgiving is made easier with some tips.