September 25, 2021
Accessible concerts in the UK

Deaf Culture and the Arts in the UK

How inclusive is the music industry for deaf artists and fans? We take a look at Deaf Culture and the arts in the UK, including the Glastonbury Festival.
September 21, 2021
sustainability in deaf leadership

Demonstrating sustainability in deaf leadership

This month we’re celebrating Deaf Awareness Month, an initiative of the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD), which corresponds with International Week of the Deaf People 2021. Today, Sept. 21, […]
September 20, 2021
deaf history

Cherishing Deaf History: Recognizing the Challenges of our Past

Changing the acceptance of d/Deaf culture didn't happen overnight. Here's a look at how d/Deaf culture and history have evolved.
December 16, 2020
Biden's name sign

What is Joe Biden’s name sign?

The Deaf community is brainstorming possible name signs for President-elect Joe Biden. There are issues with regional variations.
October 16, 2020

Deaf Community and Deaf Culture

Like many things, deafness is diverse. This guide can help you understand the identities within the deaf community and what deaf culture is.
March 18, 2020
YouTubers with hearing loss

Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss

Need something new to watch? YouTube is becoming increasingly popular, with the rise of deaf vloggers. Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss.
February 12, 2020
DeafboyOne

Meet Deaf Rocker Pete Waller, aka DeafboyOne

Pete Waller, known as DeafboyOne, has created a music project. It is a fusion of songwriting, Deaf Culture and performance.
July 17, 2019
hearing loss terms

Hearing loss terms you need to know

If you're not familiar with the d/Deaf community, some hearing loss terms might cause you some confusion. Here's a list of terms you need to know.
April 22, 2019

Exploring my hearing loss identity as a deaf teen

I wanted to learn more about Deaf culture and my identity as a deaf teen. Here's what I learned about myself.
January 21, 2019
Jameela Jamil

Jameela Jamil declines a deaf movie role – is change on the horizon?

British actress Jameela Jamil turned down a movie role for a deaf character. “It wouldn’t be appropriate … to take that role and they should find a brilliant deaf woman […]
December 28, 2018
2018 #deaftalent

All you need to know about 2018 #DeafTalent

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s a perfect time to reflect on this year of #DeafTalent in the media. From shining stars to raising deaf awareness, here’s how the […]
October 29, 2018
deaf custodian

Kindergarteners surprise Deaf custodian by signing Happy Birthday!

A class of kindergarteners in Tullahoma, Tennessee wanted to surprise their Deaf school custodian, Anthony James, by wishing him a very happy 60th birthday in sign language! As soon as […]
April 20, 2018
hearing loss and travel

How my hearing loss is shaping my travel experiences

When I first set off for my year abroad, I didn’t realize how my hearing loss had prepared me for this adventure. Traveling with hearing loss has helped me be […]
April 10, 2018

New horror film ‘A Quiet Place’ starring deaf actress Millicent Simmonds highlights various aspects of deaf culture

The new horror film starring Millicent Simmonds, “A Quiet Place”, is another film to hit the cinemas highlighting deaf culture. Stars also include John Krasinski (director), and Emily Blunt. The film […]
February 16, 2018
hearing loss community

Finding our place in the hearing loss community with our hard of hearing children

In the beginning of my children’s hearing loss journey, I had no idea the complexity of hearing loss. Frequencies, decibels (dB), audiograms, pitches – were just random words that would […]
February 1, 2018

TV series ‘This Close’ starring two deaf actors premieres February 14

The show “This Close” is premiering February 14 and will be the first Hollywood TV series to have deaf writers, producers, and creators. This is huge progress and we hope […]
January 30, 2018

Watch: The most Googled questions about deaf people answered by Jessica Flores

Have you ever wondered what the most googled questions are about deaf people? Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores wanted to know what the world is wondering about deaf people and made […]
January 29, 2018
The Silent Child

‘The Silent Child’ short film nominated for an Oscar

Six-year-old profoundly deaf actress, Maisie Sly, and former Hollyoaks star, Rachel Shenton, will be jetting off to Hollywood! The film that they star in, The Silent Child,  has been nominated for an […]
January 29, 2018
sign language exam

5 tips for to prepare for a sign language exam

Got a Sign Language exam coming up? Any exam can be nerve-wracking, but language exams can be tough because they might mean more than just a paper and pen. Here […]
January 22, 2018
deafness

Celebrating the diversity of deafness

What does it mean to be Deaf, deaf or hard of hearing? Whether you are heavily involved in the Deaf/deaf/hard of hearing community, just learning about it, or somewhere in […]