September 23, 2022
sign languages unite us

How sign languages unite us

September 23rd is “International Day of Sign Languages.” In observance of this, the World Federation of the Deaf has a specific theme for this day, which is “Sign Languages Unite […]
September 19, 2022
inclusive community

Deaf Awareness Week 2022: Building an inclusive community

It’s that time again! September 19-25, 2022 is Deaf Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Building an inclusive community,” a crucial part of awareness and sense of belonging among people […]
May 30, 2022

Five ways to observe National Save Your Hearing Day

In the United States of America, tomorrow is National Save Your Hearing Day! What is “National Save Your Hearing Day,” and how can you observe it? Hearing Like Me is […]
February 28, 2022
British Sign Language Act

British Sign Language Act 2022: What will it change?

The British Sign Language Bill has passed its second reading and is on its way to becoming law. What will the BSL Act 2022 change for deaf people living in […]
September 23, 2021
human rights

Human rights for the deaf

This month we’re celebrating Deaf Awareness Month, an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), which corresponds with International Week of the Deaf People 2021. Today, Sept. 23, […]
July 26, 2021

What Disability Pride Month means for the deaf community

July is Disability Pride Month. Many of us in the deaf community have a strong sense of disability pride.  Hearing Like Me takes a look at what Disability Pride Month […]
July 12, 2021

Watch: Understanding Tinnitus with Dr. Ben, Aud.

Dr. Ben is an audiologist who is using YouTube and tele-health to educate and support people with a very important hearing issue: tinnitus.
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.
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.
November 2, 2020
recognizing an official sign language

Why sign language should be an official language

An estimated 1% of the total population is born Deaf, and most likely, learns and speaks a signed language. But with more than 200 versions of sign language worldwide, there is […]
October 21, 2020
Auslan sign language

How the Deaf community are preserving Auslan

Did you know there are an estimated 300 different types of sign language around the world? Sign language is not restricted to one single form. Rather, we have different sign […]
July 17, 2020
hearing loss simulator

Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss

We’ve put together a group of audio files that simulate what someone with sensorineural hearing loss is able to hear in specific contexts.
June 2, 2020
Causes of Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Causes, diagnosis and treatment

When Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) strikes, it’s a medical emergency that needs immediate attention. SSHL is when you suddenly lose hearing.
June 1, 2020
How to learn sign language using 10 easy tips

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!
March 13, 2020
Audiogram with speech banana

What an audiogram says about your hearing loss

An audiogram provides a visual picture of how your individual hearing loss impacts access to sound. Commonly used is an audiogram with a "speech banana."
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.
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.
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 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.