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Watch: A day in the life of a teenage girl with hearing loss

How does 16-year-old Natalie handle her hearing loss? We join her to find out what it’s like to be a teenage girl with hearing loss.

Watch: A Day in the Life of a Teen Musician with Hearing Loss

Whether he is playing the trumpet, making salsa with his family or competing in DECA competition, Finn’s hearing aids play a huge role in every aspect of his life. Finn […]

4 hearing technology accessories used in the classroom by teens with hearing loss

For many teachers, having a hard of hearing or deaf student can be eye-opening and present new challenges such as trying to decipher the code of hearing technology. Many deaf […]

Four teens get real about their experiences with Phonak Roger

Hearing in a noisy classroom, restaurant or gym can be tough, especially as a teenager with hearing loss. The Phonak Roger accessories are FM systems, otherwise known as radio aids […]

If you’re a teen with hearing loss, do this

Over the summer, Phonak Teen advisors Isaac and Emmy went to Ohio State University to take part in campUS, an overnight summer program for teens with hearing loss. In its […]

How to help deaf teens advocate for themselves

Valli Vida Gideons’ teenage son was able to stand up for himself in an unfair situation. Learn how to help deaf teens advocate for themselves.

How this ASL online video game can benefit deaf teens

The world’s first fully ASL video game is now out for all to play! It is called “DeafVerse World One: Duel of the Bots” and was created by deaf developers.

Watch: Phonak Roger Technology for Teens

Phonak Roger technology comes in handy for Maddy, a teenager with hearing loss.

Phonak Teen Advisors fundraise to help those in need of hearing aids

Access to technology and support can be life-changing for people living with hearing loss. However, not everyone has the same access to technology and support. That is why this year’s […]

‘Don’t stay silent about your hearing loss’ Deaf teen speaks up

After staying silent about hearing loss, this deaf teen, is proud of her hearing aid and wants other teens to be proud of their differences too.

It’s a Vanity Thing: Why I Care That My Hearing Aids Are ‘Invisible’

It’s been 8 months since I picked up my first pair of hearing aids from the audiologist’s office. Of course, as with many other men in middle age, my hearing […]

Baby Boomers Will Be Sporting More Hearing Devices

As a media futurist, I’ve been pondering what’s ahead for hearing aids since I first got a pair less than a year ago to improve my own deteriorating hearing. “Futurists” […]

Social gatherings & other noisy get togethers.

There’s one thing that often struck terror in my heart when I was a teenager: social gatherings.

When the Hearing Aid is in the Drawer

Quick tips for success-ensuring comfort and clarity while conquering social stigmas.

Finding a Career with Hearing Loss

Being deaf means doing things differently, but it doesn’t mean you can’t pursue something you love and find your career with hearing loss.

On being a deaf mom

As a first-time mom, it took a while to realize that I should be taking advantage of my slumbering husband’s hearing.

Raising an Independent Child

A mother-daughter duo reflect on growing up—and raising—a child with hearing loss.

The Evolution of Wireless

Wireless audio systems for children with hearing loss, have improved dramatically since the 1960s.

Parker: The Boy Who Taught Me About Shame

There are very few things about which I feel shame. Shame: “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong and foolish behavior”. Note this: the […]

Hearing Things and Horror Movies

When I was thirteen years old, I loved horror movies. The scarier, the better. Bring on the bloodbath, and the ghosts and the ghouls. The louder you could scream, the […]