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5 Tips For Choosing your Child’s Hearing Aid Ear Molds

I’ll never forget the time when I first saw a child with bold, colorful hearing aids. 

I was at my son’s soccer game when a super-fast, skilled soccer player zoomed past us – with bright blue ear molds in his …

My Hearing Loss Journey: From realisation, diagnosis and beyond

Having hearing loss is one thing, but being aware and admitting it to yourself is quite another.

For years the world had sounded a certain way to my ears, but over time the sounds became not quite as sharp as …

7 GIFs that perfectly explain traveling with hearing loss

It’s that time of year again, the time for holiday travel. 

An expected 28.5 million people will travel on airlines in the U.S. during the 12-day Thanksgiving air-travel period. 

As a profoundly deaf person, I’ve had my fair share of …

Baby signs “Help!” while sitting on Santa’s lap

Most babies cry when they sit on Santa’s lap, but a one baby tried a different approach to tell his parents he needed help: sign language. 

There is nothing like a funny Santa photo to make us laugh during the …

Adventures in South Africa with hearing loss!

As the first-ever Phonak hEARo from South Africa, I would love to explain what it is like to live in the culture and environment of South Africa as a person with hearing loss.

I feel I’ve been somewhat remiss so …

Ask Anna: Can my hard of hearing child wear headphones on the airplane?

Ask Anna is an advice column for the hearing loss community.

Dear Anna,

We’re taking an airplane to our family vacation and my 6-year-old daughter with mild hearing loss who wears hearing aids will want to watch her tablet. Typically …