The Here to Hear Tour aims to break down stigmas around hearing loss that burdened me as a student and open a conversation to improve lives.
14-year-old Reuben Litherland from Derby, UK has received an invite to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding as recognition for the things he’s done for the deaf community. “When I […]
Tim Cook, a deaf, blind man, needed help communicating on his most recent flight from Boston to California, and unexpectedly ended up communicating and connecting with a 15-year-old girl who […]
Eight teens, chosen Phonak Teen Advisory Board members, gathered to share their innovative ideas about improving hearing technology, spreading hearing loss awareness and tearing down hearing loss stigmas. The teens, […]
Now that I am in my 20’s I look back at my teen years and wish I could tell myself a few life lessons to remember. Especially when my hearing […]
What are the solutions for Unilateral hearing loss in kids? Phoebe shares her story about her UHL hearing loss in a YouTube series.
My name is Finn Gomez and I am hard of hearing. I coined the term, “Hearing-Impaired Mexican-Irish Trumpet Playing Twin,” and I am proud of who I am. I was […]
I was born with a severe to profound hearing loss, and have worn Phonak hearing aids my entire life. My hearing loss is of the sensorineural variety, meaning that my […]
I was born profoundly deaf in both ears. For me, overcoming my deafness meant learning to be confident, helping others in this capacity, and educating those around me. I was […]
Our initial reaction to finding out our daughter had a hearing problem was shock, then guilt, disappointment, and sadness. When we first suspected something might be wrong with Madeline’s speech […]
Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Madeline Brinkmann. She is nineteen years old and is passionate about spreading hearing loss awareness.
My name is Natalie. I am sixteen, a science geek at heart and I love to listen to music. Oh, did I mention I wear hearing aids? I have a […]
My name is Tinson Chen. I’m an amateur pin collector, an avid trivia player and a pancake enthusiast from Toronto, Ontario. I’m also half deaf. I was born with severe […]
Watch this video on YouTube Well, I’ve got a bit of an odd story. I was born with a 30 decibel(dB) conductive hearing loss which was corrected through surgery. As […]
I’m Ellie, a diehard BTS fan, swimmer, waffle enthusiast, also, I have the best cordless earbuds in the world. My parents never expected to have a hard of hearing […]
I wanted to learn more about Deaf culture and my identity as a deaf teen. Here’s what I learned about myself.
Phonak Teen Advisor, Mia Schartau, is rarely seen without her hearing technology decorated. In this video she’ll show you step-by-step how to decorate your hearing technology.
Watch “Day in the Life of a Deafie,” on YouTube as teenagers Natalie, Finn, and Isaac, take us through their day-to-day life as a teenager with hearing loss.