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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]