May 25, 2020
face masks for deaf community

Tips for communicating with the deaf community when wearing a face mask

Hearing loss and deafness affect millions of individuals worldwide every single day, posing a slew of communication challenges for many. However, these challenges have increased greatly since the use of […]
May 20, 2020
pandemic deaf students

COVID-19 pandemic hits deaf college students hard

There are more than 200,000 deaf students in US colleges. 74 percent of deaf college students say online learning is harder than traditional, in-class learning.
May 18, 2020
gentamicin induced hearing loss

New test in UK to prevent gentamicin induced hearing loss

Gentamicin can cause hearing loss when given to babies at signs of infection. Now there's a fast test to help prevent gentamicin induced hearing loss.
May 15, 2020
Tips for distance learning for university students with hearing loss during COVID-19

A guide to distance learning for university students

Distance learning for university students with hearing loss can be tough. These tips can help you make the most of your online university experience during COVID-19.
May 8, 2020
impact of hearing loss on mental health

Study: The impact of hearing loss on mental health

Addressing hearing problems always leads to a happier and healthier life, according to a study that evaluates the impact of hearing loss on mental health.
May 4, 2020
Kelly Clarkson ASL I Dare You

Kelly Clarkson releases new ASL video for song ‘I Dare You’

The "I Dare You" Kelly Clarkson ASL video premiered on National Sign Language day and includes deaf stars such as Nyle DiMarco and Millicient Simmonds.
April 29, 2020
Shari Eberts starts a petition for free captions

deaf community petitions for free captions

Video calling platforms have caption technology, but it’s not readily available. A petition for free captions is in the works hoping to change that.
April 22, 2020
How hearables could change the feature

Why hearing aid wearers should be excited about hearables

Leading hearing aid manufacturers like Phonak, are championing the next game-changing wearable technology- hearables. These devices could change our future.
April 20, 2020
Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive

Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive while at home

Although it is great to stay safe, staying at home can be frustrating. Our Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive when at home.
April 13, 2020
Parent's guide to distance learning for deaf students

A parent’s guide to distance learning and hearing loss

Audiologist Lindsay Cockburn and Phonak Employee/parent of children with hearing loss, Whitney Spagnola give their top tips for distance learning at home.
April 3, 2020
clear masks for lip reading

What to know about clear medical masks for lipreading

As the world deals with coronavirus, masks are a hot commodity. But for people with hearing loss, masks can be a problem. Deaf and hard-of-hearing people often rely on lipreading, […]
April 1, 2020
How to use hearing aid accessories

How hearing aid accessories bring us closer in times of isolation

Although you may be in isolation right now, the good news is that your hearing aids accessories can support you by keeping you connected with loved ones.
March 25, 2020
video conferencing platforms for hearing loss

A guide to group video calling apps for hearing loss

As more areas close down during the pandemic, our world is becoming increasingly virtual. What group video calling apps for hearing loss are the best?
March 23, 2020
Coronavirus and hearing loss

Coping with hearing loss during the Coronavirus outbreak

From learning a new language to reading a book, here are 14 Ways to Cope with Hearing Loss during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
March 20, 2020
new drug compound for noise-induced hearing loss

Could a drug prevent noise-induced hearing loss?

A new study claims a new drug compound may have the ability to block damaging high volume sounds.
March 19, 2020
cleaning hearing technology

How to clean your hearing technology

Hearing technology can pick up germs, which come in close contact to the user's face. Here are some tips for how to clean your hearing technology.
March 17, 2020
online learning for deaf students

Making online learning accessible for deaf students

Is your child studying at home as a result of COVID-19? Here are tips for creating an accessible virtual education for deaf students.
February 20, 2020
Huey Lewis hearing loss

Huey Lewis releases what might be his last album because of hearing loss

Huey Lewis and hearing loss: Frontman from Huey Lewis and the News releases what may be his last album because of his hearing loss.
February 10, 2020
Chase Bank

Chase Bank opens location for deaf and hard of hearing

The first bank for deaf and hard of hearing people, a Chase Bank, is now open on the H Street Corridor in Washington, D.C.
February 7, 2020
USA Women's National Deaf Soccer Team

USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team players share the power of community

I’m on the USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team, which recently had a training camp in Salt Lake City. Camp was filled with team bonding, communication work, good food, dorm-style […]