January 20, 2021
supporting a loved one with hearing loss

What not to say to someone with hearing loss

My own experiences with my wife, who has sensorineural hearing loss, has led me to some insights supporting a loved one with hearing loss. 
December 23, 2020
Better Connect Academy

This online course will teach you how to communicate with deaf people

To learn about the difference communication methods for people with hearing loss, "The Better Connect Academy" offers a one-hour virtual course.
January 15, 2018
Tips for Group Conversations with Hearing Loss

Never Mind: How to Handle Communication in Groups

When I was growing up hard of hearing, I dreaded group conversations. I could handle things pretty well in elementary school, but when it came to middle school and high […]
November 14, 2017
communication in sports

How to handle communication in water sports when the hearing devices come off

If you are an avid water sports person, you may find it challenging to communicate in a group setting when your hearing aids or cochlear implants are stored away in […]
June 30, 2017
hard of hearing

This is how to talk to people newly diagnosed with hearing loss 

Are you new to having hearing loss, or know someone who was recently diagnosed with hearing loss? These communication tips will help!
June 22, 2017
Does my deaf child understand me

Not Hearing or Not Listening: 7 Ways to Tell if Your Child Understands You

Parenting a child with hearing loss has unique challenges. Here are some tips.
April 13, 2017

How not to teach your girlfriend about deafness

Gianluca hated it when his girlfriend talked before he was ready to listen, so he developed a couple communication strategies.
November 23, 2016

Easy Tips to Survive Family Gatherings if you have Hearing Loss

Loud TVs, screaming children, family talking over each other. Holidays can be tough for those with hearing loss. So what are the best tips to survive family gatherings? We asked […]