June 23, 2021
McDonald's deaf customer service

Can I take your order? How restaurants can better handle deaf customers

How can restaurants be more accessible for the D/deaf and hard of hearing, and what can we do as customers to help make those changes?
June 9, 2021
deaf skiier

How a little black hearing aid has changed skier Robin Gillon’s life

Professional skier Robin Gillon has been climbing the ranks as a professional athlete, despite living with severe hearing loss his entire life.
May 4, 2021

Deaf, Hard of Hearing Mothers Needed for Survey about Health Care during Pregnancy

Researchers are looking for Deaf and hard of hearing mothers to participate in a survey about their health care during pregnancy.
April 14, 2021
Google Chrome accessibility

Google Chrome adds live captions in push for accessibility

Google Chrome is the latest platform to get an accessibility update, allowing users to add captions directly to their screens when using audio and video.
April 12, 2021
sign languages around the world

Sign languages around the world

Did you know that there could be 300 distinct sign languages, not even counting dialects! Hearing Like Me takes a look at sign languages around the world.
March 31, 2021
Bulgaria officially recognizes sign language

Bulgaria officially recognizes sign language

A law has been passed in Bulgaria which officially recognizes sign language.
March 26, 2021
notable deaf athletes

Notable deaf athletes you should know about

Can you play sports if you’re deaf? Believe it or not, this is a common question asked of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. There are many notable […]
March 19, 2021
protein in ear hair cells

Study: Protein in ear hair cells could lead to treatment

A new discovery regarding protein in ear hair cells could be a doorway to identifying a treatment for hearing loss, thanks to research.
March 3, 2021
World Hearing Day 2021

Join the Hear-a-thon on World Hearing Day 2021

The World Health Organization holds World Hearing Day each year on March 3. This annual global initiative promotes ear and hearing care across the world.
February 22, 2021
Kevin Hall deaf golfer

Kevin Hall, Deaf golfer featured in CBS Sports promo

Kevin Hall, a deaf golfer, is making headlines after CBS Sports featured him in a video. We interviewed the golfer who relentlessly pursues the dream of winning on the PGA […]
February 19, 2021
discovery of gene that causes deafness

Discovery of another gene that causes deafness

After 22 years of study, scientists from the Netherlands have discovered another gene that causes deafness. 
February 17, 2021
Naída Paradise hearing aid

New Phonak Naída Paradise hearing aid has powerful technology

There’s a new hearing aid on the market for people who have severe to profound hearing loss. The Phonak Naída Paradise has the power that many crave with the addition […]
February 5, 2021
Jessie J diagnosed with Meniere's disease

Singer “Jessie J” diagnosed with Meniere’s disease

Singer and songwriter Jessie J has been diagnosed with Ménière’s disease. It started with a sudden hearing loss in her right ear.
February 3, 2021
focusing better with autism

How Phonak Roger can help with autism spectrum disorder

Sonova has won an innovation award for its Phonak Roger technology. Specifically, for how its Roger Focus helps children with autism spectrum disorder.
January 25, 2021
accessible inauguration

An accessible inauguration for the deaf community

If you watched the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, you may have noticed some changes in the communication from previous events. With American Sign Language […]
January 15, 2021
hearing loss and dementia

Researchers discover link between hearing loss and dementia

Taking care of your hearing as you age is more vital than ever. Researchers have discovered a direct link between hearing loss and dementia. 
December 30, 2020
Top 10 hearing loss stories 2020

Top 10 hearing loss stories that defined 2020

It's been a year. From face masks to Netflix shows featuring deaf actors, we look back at the Top 10 Hearing Loss Stories that defined 2020.
December 18, 2020
cochlear implant for children

Deaf children now have a sound processor especially for them

Choosing cochlear implant for your child can be difficult, but Advanced Bionics and Phonak have developed the world’s first sound processor for children.
December 11, 2020
flying with hearing loss

Flying with hearing loss: Masks, communication and restrictions

Flying with hearing loss can be a challenge, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic and mandatory face masks. Here are some tips.
December 2, 2020
healthcare providers and accessible communication

Healthcare providers and accessible communication

When it comes to healthcare providers and accessible communication, there’s no consistency. Email or a patient portal should be the standard for all patients, but this isn’t always the case. […]