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Why the Here To Hear Tour is so important to deaf teens

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.

How social media is changing the lives of deaf teens

Over the last few years, social media has been on the rise along with advances in technology, connecting those all over the world. According to a recent report by Hootsuite […]

Deaf teen receives invite to royal wedding

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 […]

Heartwarming story of teen and deaf, blind man communicating using sign language goes viral

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 […]

Phonak Teen Advisors: ‘I have never met someone my age who also has hearing loss’

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, […]

Deaf teens: 7 things I would tell my teenage self

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 […]

When bullying isn’t just a teenage problem

Mention bullying to almost anyone and, you will usually get a response which assumes that those being bullied are young people and generally within school-age.  However, there is a so-called […]

Watch: Life as a Pre-Teen with Unilateral Hearing Loss

What are the solutions for Unilateral hearing loss in kids? Phoebe shares her story about her UHL hearing loss in a YouTube series.

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Finn

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 […]

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Isaac

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 […]

Phonak Teen Advisory Board: Meet Emmy

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 child’s hearing loss journey from toddler to teen years

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

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Madeline Brinkmann. She is nineteen years old and is passionate about spreading hearing loss awareness.

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Natalie

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 […]

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Tinson

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 […]

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Mia

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 […]

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Ellie

  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 […]

Exploring my hearing loss identity as a deaf teen

I wanted to learn more about Deaf culture and my identity as a deaf teen. Here’s what I learned about myself.

Watch: How to decorate hearing technology with Phonak teen Mia

  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: What is it like to be a deaf teenager?

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.