July 23, 2021
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Twitter adds captions for voice tweets

Twitter is finally making one of its features more accessible to deaf and hard of hearing users. In June 2020, the social media company added voice tweets, which lets users […]
May 10, 2021
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Religion gets increasingly accessible to the deaf community

Religion is becoming increasingly accessible to the deaf community. HearingLikeMe has curated some examples from around the globe.
May 3, 2021
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How to be accommodating during video interviews with Deaf/HoH candidates

Setting up an accessible video conferencing with deaf and hard of hearing candidates is easy. Here is how to have a successful video interview.
April 14, 2021
Google Chrome accessibility

Google Chrome adds live captions in push for accessibility

Google Chrome is the latest platform to get an accessibility update, allowing users to add captions directly to their screens when using audio and video.
February 1, 2021
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Accessible emergency services around the world

What if you can't pick up the phone in an emergency? Hearing Like Me looks at what some countries are doing to make emergency services accessible.
December 14, 2020
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Sign language Starbucks drive-through video goes viral

Many companies struggle to understand the need for inclusivity when it comes to clients and customers. Starbucks, though, is one company that continuously shows up for the deaf and hard […]
December 2, 2020
healthcare providers and accessible communication

Healthcare providers and accessible communication

When it comes to healthcare providers and accessible communication, there’s no consistency. Email or a patient portal should be the standard for all patients, but this isn’t always the case. […]
November 30, 2020
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Accessibility and visibility for people with disabilities in Hollywood

Recently, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced a new initiative to promote diversity and inclusion in motion pictures. Its intention is to expand opportunities for, among […]
October 30, 2020
technology and accessibility

Accessible technology for people with hearing loss

In today’s fast moving world, technology is central in communication, productivity and success. But when it comes to technology and accessibility, it’s not always an even playing field. While there […]
October 23, 2020
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6 sign language cafes to visit around the world

With Starbucks recently opening its fifth sign language cafe, restaurants and cafes owned and/or operated by deaf people are increasing in number. Here’s a look at some of the sign […]
August 5, 2020
YouTube community captions to end

YouTube Ends Community Captions

YouTube community caption feature is scheduled to end in September 2020. The deaf community is calling on YouTube to reverse its decision.
July 29, 2020
2020 best gadgets for people with hearing loss

Must-have gadgets for people with hearing loss in 2020

This year has been like no other. Within a matter of a few short months, we’ve seen our lives changed in many ways. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many of us […]
June 29, 2020
Twitter feature not accessible for deaf

Twitter’s new audio feature is not accessible for deaf people

Twitter recently released a new feature intended to create a “more human touch,” as the company said in a blog post. It backfired when users pointed out Twitter’s new audio […]
February 13, 2020
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Are Lyft and Uber accessible for deaf passengers?

Ride-sharing companies have accessible features for drivers, but what about passengers? This is where accessibility for deaf passengers falls short.
February 10, 2020
Chase Bank

Chase Bank opens location for deaf and hard of hearing

The first bank for deaf and hard of hearing people, a Chase Bank, is now open on the H Street Corridor in Washington, D.C.
November 14, 2019
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What we can learn about open captions from this small movie theater

People who are deaf and hard of hearing often avoid movie theaters because of inadequate captioning. More theaters should have open captions.
August 30, 2019
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Audible to release captions for audiobooks

Another form of media that hasn't been accessible to the deaf community is audiobooks. Soon captions for audiobooks will be available thanks to Audible.
July 19, 2019
chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility

Chicago theater accessibility is more advanced than many other cities, in my opinion. Here is my review of two live theater as someone with hearing loss.
July 3, 2019
improving accessibility through cymatics

Improving Accessibility Through Cymatics

CymaSpace is a non-profit performance venue and technology incubator based in Portland, Oregon that uses cymatics to improve accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing community.
June 19, 2019
gamers with hearing loss

5 tips for gamers with hearing loss

Whether it is communicating with your teammates or trying to identify where the enemy is coming from, there are obstacles for gamers with hearing loss.