Phonak
logo
Finding our place in the hearing loss community with our hard of hearing children

Finding our place in the hearing loss community with our hard of hearing children

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would eventually form into meaning. I confess, that with limited understanding of the deaf world, I assumed you were either hearing or deaf. It didn’t occur […]

Continue reading


Has my son’s cochlear implant helped him learn words faster than a hearing child?

Has my son’s cochlear implant helped him learn words faster than a hearing child?

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would eventually form into meaning. I confess, that with limited understanding of the deaf world, I assumed you were either hearing or deaf. It didn’t occur […]

Continue reading


‘The Deaf Mama’ helps parents find accessible products, inspires self-advocacy

‘The Deaf Mama’ helps parents find accessible products, inspires self-advocacy

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would eventually form into meaning. I confess, that with limited understanding of the deaf world, I assumed you were either hearing or deaf. It didn’t occur […]

Continue reading


Could a robot help deaf children communicate in the near future?

Could a robot help deaf children communicate in the near future?

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would eventually form into meaning. I confess, that with limited understanding of the deaf world, I assumed you were either hearing or deaf. It didn’t occur […]

Continue reading


“Mom, dad why you don’t wear hearing aids?”

“Mom, dad why you don’t wear hearing aids?”

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would eventually form into meaning. I confess, that with limited understanding of the deaf world, I assumed you were either hearing or deaf. It didn’t occur […]

Continue reading

Latest on the HLM blog

© 2018 Phonak AG. All rights reserved.