November 8, 2019
elementary school with hearing loss

What I remember about being in elementary school with a hearing loss

Ashley McGoey shares her experiences growing up with hearing loss. In this first installment, she covers elementary school with a hearing loss.
October 29, 2019
help deaf teens advocate

How to help deaf teens advocate for themselves

Valli Vida Gideons' teenage son was able to stand up for himself in an unfair situation. Learn how to help deaf teens advocate for themselves.
October 23, 2019
inspiration after hearing loss

How I found inspiration after hearing loss to play music again

Stu Nunnery writes about finding inspiration after hearing loss. For him, it's all about the music. It inspired him before, so how did he get it back?
October 22, 2019
book clubs and hearing loss

Tips for joining a book club when you have hearing loss

The next best thing to reading books is discussing them. But, as with many social activities, book clubs can be difficult to participate with a hearing loss.
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
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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
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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
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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. […]