April 29, 2020
Shari Eberts starts a petition for free captions

deaf community petitions for free captions

Video calling platforms have caption technology, but it’s not readily available. A petition for free captions is in the works hoping to change that.
April 22, 2020
How hearables could change the feature

Why hearing aid wearers should be excited about hearables

Leading hearing aid manufacturers like Phonak, are championing the next game-changing wearable technology- hearables. These devices could change our future.
April 20, 2020
Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive

Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive while at home

Although it is great to stay safe, staying at home can be frustrating. Our Phonak hEARos share tips for staying positive when at home.
April 13, 2020
Parent's guide to distance learning for deaf students

A parent’s guide to distance learning and hearing loss

Audiologist Lindsay Cockburn and Phonak Employee/parent of children with hearing loss, Whitney Spagnola give their top tips for distance learning at home.
April 3, 2020
clear masks for lip reading

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, […]
April 1, 2020
How to use hearing aid accessories

How hearing aid accessories bring us closer in times of isolation

Although you may be in isolation right now, the good news is that your hearing aids accessories can support you by keeping you connected with loved ones.
March 25, 2020
video conferencing platforms for hearing loss

A guide to group video calling apps for hearing loss

As more areas close down during the pandemic, our world is becoming increasingly virtual. What group video calling apps for hearing loss are the best?
March 23, 2020
Coronavirus and hearing loss

Coping with hearing loss during the Coronavirus outbreak

From learning a new language to reading a book, here are 14 Ways to Cope with Hearing Loss during the Coronavirus Outbreak.
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.
March 17, 2020
online learning for deaf students

Making online learning accessible for deaf students

Is your child studying at home as a result of COVID-19? Here are tips for creating an accessible virtual education for deaf students.
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 […]