June 8, 2017
captions on Facebook

Facebook gets deaf-friendly with auto captions

Automatic closed captions are coming to Facebook Live videos bringing more accessibility to its deaf users.
May 25, 2017

Deaf gamers find new way to make competitive gaming accessible

Streamed games don't usually have a live captioning tool, alienating hard of hearing gamers. One deaf gamer is trying to change that.
April 12, 2017
movie theater laws for deaf people

Deaf moviegoers say cinemas aren’t accessible after being turned away from ‘Beauty and the Beast’

A group of deaf and hard of hearing patrons were recently left without access to a viewing of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” after the theater allegedly declined to turn […]
February 22, 2017
Easily learn sign language by studying these GIFS

Easily learn sign language by studying these GIFS

Giphy has a massive collection of sign language GIFs, with more than 2,000 words in ASL.
January 24, 2017
wrongly captioned trump inauguration

Making sense of subtitles: Wrongly captioned Trump inauguration goes viral

Subtitles from a children’s TV show were shown alongside the coverage of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. The wrong captions went viral.
December 14, 2016
#hearinglosshour

#HearingLossHour: Accessibility, hearing loss and the Arts

Facilitated by one of our Hearing Like Me bloggers, and supported by Phonak, #Hearinglosshour, is one hour a month devoted to discussions about living with hearing loss. It takes place […]
December 13, 2016
Gift ideas for Hearing Aid Users

Practical Gift Ideas for Hearing Aid Users

When it comes to giving gifts for people with hearing loss, there are two ways to go – practical gifts, things the recipient will find useful but wouldn’t necessarily buy for […]
December 7, 2016

Why cinemas should follow accessibility regulations

Does your cinema follow accessibility regulations? A while back, I wrote a blog post about my experiences at the cinema with my hearing loss. Since then, it’s sad to say I’ve […]
October 5, 2016
accessible website for deaf and hard of hearing

5 ways to make websites more accessible for deaf people

Is your website fully accessible for deaf people?
September 28, 2016
deaf gamer petitions for subtitles

Why subtitles are important for deaf gamers

Video games are a second home for me. Ever since I was little I enjoyed immersing myself in a mystical world, taking part in a grand adventure.  Even more so, […]
September 5, 2016

How deaf people can benefit from wearables

Technologies such as smart watches can provide a lot of benefits to making life easier - especially for deaf people.
April 1, 2016
deaf girl at Disney communicates with sign language

Adorable video of deaf girl at Disney World shows why accessibility is important

Many people who are deaf or hard of hearing communicate in sign language. Their family and friends may also learn sign language to communicate with them, but it’s still rare […]
June 19, 2015

What Are These Hearing Loops?

A couple of weeks ago, Angie wrote a post chronicling her repeated failure to find functional loops so she could try out her newly-activated telecoil. I was curious, as I’ve never […]
May 29, 2015

Does a Lack of Loops Drive You Loopy?

Hands up if your hearing aid has a T-setting. Hands up if you regularly encounter loops that are not working or not switched on? Frustrating, isn’t it? I’m new to […]
August 27, 2014

Thank You to All the Lipreading Tutors Out There

The 8th to 12th September is Lipreading Awareness Week in the UK and so my post is in honour of the Lipreading tutors around the world. Thank you for all […]
March 8, 2012

Technology Comes Home

With the help of today’s technology, you can tame your house and reconnect with its sounds like never before.