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Learning Sign Language with a Baby or Toddler

Learning sign language with your deaf or normal hearing baby

Dating with hearing loss: Date spots, cuddling and lip reading in the dark

I got inspiration for this blog post from Rikki Poynter’s video, ‘Dating While Deaf.’ For those who don’t know who Rikki is, she’s a deaf YouTuber, a massive Pikachu fan, […]

Their voice just faded away: My experience with sudden deafness

One day in April 2011, I lost all the hearing in my left ear between the time I woke up and lunchtime. I was already severely deaf in my right […]

After hearing loss, Katherine Bouton finds new purpose in life

Stu Nunnery talks to Katherine Bouton, best selling Hearing Loss author, former editor at the New York Times and member of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America.

7 tips for managing a toddler’s cochlear implant

A cochlear implant may look incredibly simple to put on and take off but the assembly behind them and the care that they need can be a little overwhelming, especially […]

10 care tips for your child’s hearing aid

As a parent of a hearing impaired child, taking good care of your kid’s hearing aids automatically becomes part of your daily ritual. Besides the hygienic aspect, protecting these valuable […]

6 tips for musicians with hearing loss

Recently, a gentlemen who knew that I had returned to music after three decades away due to my hearing loss approached me with a serious – if not desperate – look […]

Ask Anna: Why do my hearing aids keep dying at random times?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: One of my daughter’s hearing aid battery keeps dying at random times. However, once I reset it – […]

3 tips for playing contact sports with hearing aids

Do you wear your hearing aids when you play rugby? This is the most common question I get as an athlete with hearing loss, both from others who wear hearing aids and […]

5 Reasons People Don’t Wear their Hearing Aids

It’s a familiar situation for many families. A loved one’s hearing is declining, and after years of miscommunication and frustration, they finally visit an audiologist. They invest in hearing aids, but […]

4 Cochlear Implant Care Tips for Summer

It is finally summer, which means wading pools, sprinklers and road trips to the beach. But can your deaf child enjoy the water just as much as any other kid, […]

Community Spotlight: Crowdfunding for new hearing aids

Hearing aids are expensive, which is why many people are turning to crowdfunding for new hearing aids.  Rachael Nelson shares her GoFundMe story. By: Rachael Nelson “I lost my hearing […]

7 Tips for Travelling with a Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Child

Handy tips for travelling abroad with a deaf or hard-of-hearing child.

Tips for going Back to School with Hearing Loss

A new school year can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming, especially for deaf students.

Living with Hearing Loss: A letter to my teenage self

A letter to my younger teen self, a shy deaf girl, and the challenges I overcame over the years. Universal advice for all deaf and hard of hearing teens.

8 Moving Tips for Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing Dwellers

Moving houses can be stressful – particularly if there are communication difficulties. Here are some ways to make the move easier and less stressful.

8 Communication Tips to Strengthen Relationships

How can you continue to have good relationships, despite your hearing loss?

5 Tips to Enjoy Halloween with Hearing Loss

Halloween can be challenging for deaf peple, particularly in the dark. Here are 6 tips to enjoy Halloween with hearing loss.

10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

  Most people think that hearing loss is associated with old age, but in fact anybody can have a hearing loss, including teenagers like me! I’m turning 20 next month, […]

It’s a Team Effort: My Steps and Advice for Buying Hearing Aids

The first lesson that I learned as I went in search of hearing help was that buying a hearing aid is a team effort. The “hearing aid team” includes the […]