August 17, 2020
Actress Millicent Simmonds releases Millie Smile Mask, a clear face mask for the deaf community

Deaf Actress Millicent Simmonds Designs Clear Face Masks for Deaf Community

More companies are making clear masks for the deaf and hard of hearing community including actress Millcient Simmonds as she releases her Mille Smile Mask.
August 16, 2020
Apply for New Zealand Hearing Aid Grant

Do you live in New Zealand? You can apply for a hearing aid grant

Do you live in New Zealand and are in need of a new pair of hearing aids? You can apply for a hearing aid grant by August 31, 2020.
July 16, 2020
I Read Lips Face mask

“I Read Lips”: Face masks for the deaf and hard of hearing

Face masks help prevent the spread of COVID-19, but they also cause a significant communication barrier. These "I Read Lips" face masks could help.
July 8, 2020
girl learns sign language

8-year-old girl learns sign language to greet delivery driver

After learning that her local delivery driver, Tim Joseph, is deaf, this girl learned sign language to greet him the next time he came to her door.
May 8, 2020
impact of hearing loss on mental health

Study: The impact of hearing loss on mental health

Addressing hearing problems always leads to a happier and healthier life, according to a study that evaluates the impact of hearing loss on mental health.
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.