June 7, 2021
hat for cochlear implants

Hat for cochlear implants is just the start

Every time Meghan Carey put a hat on her son Percy, his “ears” fell off. This led to her creating a hat for cochlear implants. And that’s just the start.
February 26, 2021
deaf TikTokers

These deaf TikTokers are worth following

TikTok is now an active platform for d/Deaf and hard of hearing creators to share their content. Here are some deaf TikTokers worth following.
February 25, 2021
Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology

Understanding Phonak and Advanced Bionics hearing technology

HearingLikeMe takes a closer look at Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology. The collaboration between these two companies means cutting-edge options.
February 24, 2021
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Making the decision to get cochlear implants for your baby

While every family is different, deciding to get a cochlear implant for your baby can be difficult. Here's how we made the decision.
February 4, 2021
deaf bachelorette

Why serious conversations about deafness on ‘The Bachelor’ are important

Abigail Heringer, the deaf bachelorette, is still vying for Matt James’ heart. She has a serious conversation with Matt about her deafness.
January 27, 2021
deaf equestrian

How equestrian Makenzie McGuire is raising deaf awareness

Deaf equestrian Makenzie McGuire created a Facebook page to raise awareness about deafness in the equestrian industry. She hopes to make it more accessible.
December 18, 2020
cochlear implant for children

Deaf children now have a sound processor especially for them

Choosing cochlear implant for your child can be difficult, but Advanced Bionics and Phonak have developed the world’s first sound processor for children.
November 11, 2020
early cochlear implantation

5 steps to early infant cochlear implantation

When a child is unexpectedly diagnosed with hearing loss it can be an overwhelming experience. After the initial shock, however, many take comfort in knowing there are a variety of […]
September 23, 2020
cochlear implant for babies

Why we chose cochlear implants for our deaf son

When we were first told our son Cooper was profoundly deaf, we were presented with an overwhelming amount of information, including the various options for long-term communication.  As any parent […]
August 26, 2020
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Raising your child to be comfortable with hearing loss

As a new parent, I realized that raising your child to be comfortable with hearing loss will pave the way to their success.
July 24, 2020
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What to expect for your child’s cochlear implant surgery

What happens on the day of your child's cochlear implant surgery? This is what a typical day looks like on the day of the surgery and recovery after.
July 13, 2020
hearing aids vs cochlear implants

Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

Finding a solution that works for your specific hearing loss needs is important. Here is what you need to know about hearing aids vs cochlear implants.
April 24, 2020
Now Hear This

Mom and daughter write a children’s book about hearing loss

Everyone has a hearing loss story, and sharing these stories are important for a variety of reasons. Stories can make us more empathetic, unite us and open us up to […]
June 25, 2019
how we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

How we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

A note from HearingLikeMe.com: Helen Tinsman works for Advanced Bionics; her daughter Emmy Cartwright is a member of the Phonak Teen Advisory Board. Eighteen years ago, we had our second […]
June 18, 2019
cochlear implants

Cochlear Implants

Often described as a “more powerful hearing aid,” cochlear implants have come a long way in terms of technology and acceptance by the hearing loss community since their debut in […]
May 10, 2019
bluetooth cochlear implant wireless headset

The Jelly Bean-Sized Tech that Turns Cochlear Implants into Wireless Headsets

Our world is becoming more and more connected. Wireless technologies and direct streaming for phone calls and music has become the norm. It’s common now to see someone walk down […]
March 13, 2019
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What’s So Funny? Understanding humor with hearing loss

Have you ever been with a group of people laughing at the end of a story, and you laughed along, pretending that you understood? When everyone is laughing at a […]
March 11, 2019

What I learned at the Canadian Hard of Hearing Youth Forum

Last November, I was fortunate enough to attend the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Youth Forum in Ottawa. It was a great experience.
February 14, 2019

Awkward dating moments that no one tells you about

The dating world can be scary, fun, awkward, adventurous, and nerve-racking, eliciting emotions that are new and unfamiliar.  The process of getting to know a partner can highlight your strengths as well […]
October 9, 2018
film about people with cochlear implants

‘The Listening Project’ shares stories of life with cochlear implants

A new film about people with cochlear implants aims to inform viewers about life with hearing loss technology. Dr. Jane Madell, a renowned pediatric audiologist, and director Irene Taylor Brodsky tell […]