October 1, 2019

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

Recently, Hearing Like Me started a book club to bring together the hearing loss community, promote deaf authors and discuss common themes around living with hearing loss. The first book […]
September 18, 2019
deaf awareness month 2019

How to participate in Deaf Awareness Month 2019!

Did you know that September is International Deaf Awareness Month also known as deaf awareness month? Here's what to know about deaf awareness month 2019.
September 16, 2019
How restaurants can be deaf friendly

5 ways restaurants can be more deaf-friendly

In a recent viral video, a deaf customer at a fast-food restaurant was denied service, after claiming they couldn’t order though the drive-though ordering system. In the video, which includes […]
September 6, 2019
flying with hearing loss

Flying with hearing loss? These resources make it easier

Too often we hear about the negatives when it comes to flying with hearing loss. Whether it’s the lack of captioning on planes or being greeted by a wheelchair, the […]
August 30, 2019
captions for audiobooks

Audible to release captions for audiobooks

Another form of media that hasn't been accessible to the deaf community is audiobooks. Soon captions for audiobooks will be available thanks to Audible.
August 23, 2019
Lee Duck-hee

Duck-hee Lee first deaf tennis player to win ATP Tour main draw match

This past Monday night saw Duck-hee Lee become the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP-level tennis match beating Henri Laaksonen on Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first […]
August 13, 2019
Nyle DiMarco on What would you do

Nyle DiMarco spreads deaf awareness on TV show ‘What Would You Do?’

Have you ever faced discrimination in a public place just because of your hearing loss? After several discriminatory acts made it into the news headlines recently, Deaf activist and model […]
July 17, 2019
hearing loss terms

Hearing loss terms you need to know

If you're not familiar with the d/Deaf community, some hearing loss terms might cause you some confusion. Here's a list of terms you need to know.
July 9, 2019
what caused my hearing loss?

What caused my hearing loss?

Age-related hearing loss can be caused by numerous factors. What caused my hearing loss? It can be largely contributed to listening to loud music.
July 5, 2019
gymnast with hearing loss

Being a Gymnast with Hearing Loss

Being a gymnast with hearing loss is challenging.  As a little kid, I taught myself how to do somersaults. I did them back and forth across the living room floor. […]
June 6, 2019
Apple watch hearing

The Apple Watch will now help protect your hearing

When living in an actively loud world, we often forget to protect our hearing. Apple is taking the lead in changing this by adding a noise monitoring feature to their […]
May 28, 2019
falling on deaf ears

Is the phrase ‘falling on deaf ears’ offensive?

Karamo Brown, known famously for his role as the culture coach on Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’, sparked an interesting conversation on Twitter last week, asking “is the phrase ‘falling on deaf […]
May 28, 2019
cope with hearing loss

5 ways to cope with hearing loss

Hearing loss offers many challenges, including often throwing obstacles in our path. It is up to us to implement strategies to smooth out our path. With a little foresight, these annoyances […]
May 21, 2019
warning signs of hearing loss

Five Warning Signs That Your Partner Might Have Hearing Loss

The warning signs that your partner might have hearing loss are more obvious than you’d think. Hearing loss isn’t something most people expect to encounter in their day to day […]
May 20, 2019
age related hearing loss

Why Treat Age-Related Hearing Loss?

Beyond hypertension and arthritis, age-related hearing loss is the most common chronic condition affecting seniors. Sensorineural (permanent) hearing loss affects almost one in four seniors between the ages of 65 […]
May 17, 2019
no one warned me about hearing loss

What I wish I knew about hearing loss

Becoming hard of hearing was a complete surprise for me when it happened. It wasn’t a thing I had expected or even thought about. No one warned me about hearing […]
May 16, 2019
hearing loss research

Scientists find gene for age related hearing loss

Scientists recently discovered genes causing age-related hearing loss. What are the implications for those of us with hearing loss? What other hearing loss research is already out there?
April 23, 2019

7-year-old girl receives apology from thief who stole her Phonak Roger Touchscreen

Seven-year-old Alicia Lyding received unexpected news after her Phonak Roger Touchscreen was stolen during a school burglary in Castro Valley, California. Alicia was very upset after her Phonak Roger Touchscreen […]