April 3, 2020
clear masks for people with hearing loss

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, […]
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.
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 […]
January 24, 2020
hunting with hearing loss

Hunting with hearing loss

The leaves have fallen and it's cold. For many in rural America, this time of year also means it's hunting season. What if you're hunting with hearing loss? 
January 6, 2020
deaf american girl

American Girl releases first doll with hearing loss

The newest American Girl doll was created with a specific goal in mind: to prove that girls with hearing loss can do anything. Joss Kendrick, American Girl’s Girl of the […]
December 19, 2019
hearing loss stories 2019

10 hearing loss stories that defined 2019

From #deaftalent to better representation in media and accessibility gaining more awareness, these are the top hearing loss stories of 2019.
December 9, 2019
mild-to-moderate hearing loss

Mild-to-moderate hearing loss can change a child’s brain

Research from the University of Cambridge sheds new light on the cognitive effects of permanent mild-to-moderate hearing loss in children.
December 6, 2019
Star Wars ad

This inclusive ‘Star Wars’ ad will bring you to tears

A heartwarming Star Wars ad has gone viral, and for good reason. The ad reinforces that Star Wars is truly a universal language.
November 29, 2019
improved hearing aids

Can learning how the brain listens in loud settings lead to improved hearing aids?

Scientists have come one step closer to solving the “cocktail party problem.” In a crowded room, the brain can easily focus on a single speaker. The brain of a hearing […]
November 13, 2019
skydiving with hearing loss

Tips for skydiving with hearing loss

When I first went skydiving I didn't know what to expect. Here are tip and what you need to know before skydiving with hearing loss!
November 1, 2019
DNA editing to prevent hearing loss

Couple plans to edit embryo’s DNA to prevent hearing loss

A deaf couple in Russia considers being among the first to participate in DNA editing to prevent hearing loss of their unborn child.
October 31, 2019
disability emojis

The hearing aid emoji is here!

The long-awaited hearing aid emoji is finally here! The hearing aid emoji, a person signing “deaf” and other disability emojis were released yesterday.
October 30, 2019
Audiology awareness month

A guide for your next audiology appointment

During this audiology awareness month, Phonak teen Isaac tells us his top tips for making the most out of his audiology appointments.
October 24, 2019
deaf Elton John fans

App will help deaf Elton John fans hear the music

Elton John wants all of his fans, including his hard of hearing fans, to have access to the music on his farewell tour. That’s why he made an app for […]
October 1, 2019
how to learn sign language

How to learn sign language

In the hearing loss community, sign language is one of the major forms of communication used. Here are some tips to learn the language!
September 30, 2019
photo contest with HearingLikeMe

Halloween Photo Contest with HearingLikeMe!

Hearing technology is nothing to be scared about. That’s why HearingLikeMe is teaming up with Phonak to celebrate our hearing loss this Halloween, with a photo contest that could have […]
September 20, 2019
book review on being human

Book review: ‘On Being Human’ by Jen Pastiloff

"On Being Human" includes themes around hearing loss, including personal views, shame and stigmas and making peace. Book Review "On Being Human"