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 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 […]
October 6, 2021

Disclosing your hearing loss is not one size fits all

Disclosing your hearing loss is a personal choice. I like to disclose my hearing loss immediately. It gets the awkwardness of it out of the way, states my communications needs […]
May 24, 2021
coping and self-care tips for people with hearing loss

Coping and self-care tips for people with hearing loss during the pandemic

Coping and self-care tips for people with hearing loss have never been more needed than right now. The pandemic has been increasingly frustrating for many deaf and hard of hearing […]
May 10, 2021
religion accessible for deaf community

Religion gets increasingly accessible to the deaf community

Religion is becoming increasingly accessible to the deaf community. HearingLikeMe has curated some examples from around the globe.
March 29, 2021
between deaf and hearing worlds

Living between deaf and hearing worlds

I have been hard of hearing all my life. For a long time, I felt like I lived in between deaf and hearing worlds. I could never be part of […]
March 12, 2021
importance of captions

The importance of captions and how they can improve

Whether you call them captions or subtitles, they can be frustrating. When my wife lost her hearing, I experienced the importance of captions firsthand.
March 8, 2021
online meetings easier for people with hearing loss

Online meetings are easier for people with hearing loss

Since the start of the pandemic, many of us have increased our use of video conferencing. Much has been written by hearing people about a phenomenon called Zoom fatigue, but […]
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.
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 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 […]
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 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 […]