September 29, 2021
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Second deaf contestant on Strictly Come Dancing

EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis became the second deaf dancer on Strictly Come Dancing this week. The British TV competition pairs celebrities with professional ballroom and Latin dancers. The American version is Dancing […]
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 23, 2021
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Human rights for the deaf

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. 23, […]
September 22, 2021
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Learn some things about sign language

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. 22, […]
September 17, 2021
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A list of deaf stand-up comedy

There are many deaf stand-up comedies who have made a name for themselves. May this list bring more laughter to your days!
September 10, 2021

Marvel’s first deaf superhero Lauren Ridloff speaks out

Marvel’s “Eternals” is being released in November, with the first deaf superhero played by Lauren Ridloff. The actress recently spoke about the movie. She said we need more inclusive films […]
September 6, 2021
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Deaf students return to school in a pandemic world

It’s that time of year again! Back to school is here, but this year looks quite different for many. This is especially true for deaf students.
August 27, 2021
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Short film ‘Feeling Through’ tells touching story of deaf-blind man

The award-winning short film "Feeling Through" is a movie about deaf-blind man and a homeless man that warms the hearts of many.
August 16, 2021
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Adjusting to new sounds on my college campus

Going to college meant dealing with situations and new sounds I hadn’t thought about before. Adjusting to these sounds can take some time.
August 13, 2021
Lou Ferrigno

Lou Ferrigno cast in new series ‘The Offer’

Lou Ferrigno, a retired bodybuilder and actor who is deaf, has been cast in a new television series. Ferrigno is perhaps best known for his role as “The Incredible Hulk” […]
August 2, 2021

Marlee Matlin to star in new NBC comedy

COVID has brought us one good thing: a new NBC comedy starring Marlee Matlin. She will play the manager of a sign language interpreting agency.
July 30, 2021
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Deaf entrepreneurs around the world

Many deaf individuals are following their passions and becoming their own boss. This is especially notable because it’s hard enough for anyone in this day and age, let alone being […]
July 28, 2021
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Deaf Olympians in Tokyo

The 2020 Olympics are underway in Tokyo, Japan. Even though it’s 2021, the original dates were postponed due to COVID-19. Despite the pandemic still raging and spectators barred from events, […]
July 28, 2021
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TV series ‘True Biz’ will star deaf actress Millicent Simmonds

Millicent Simmonds has signed on as an executive producer and lead actor in the television show based on Sara Novic’s "True Biz."
July 19, 2021
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Study: How face masks affect acoustics and speech understanding

A new study looked at the acoustic affects of face coverings - both transparent and non-transparent. Hearing Like Me explains the study and its results.
July 5, 2021
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Smart glasses for the deaf and hard of hearing

Speech-to-text apps are useful, but they’re not conducive to conversation. Having to look up and down or back and forth at the app and the speaker can be physically exhausting. […]
June 23, 2021
McDonald's deaf customer service

Can I take your order? How restaurants can better handle deaf customers

How can restaurants be more accessible for the D/deaf and hard of hearing, and what can we do as customers to help make those changes?
June 7, 2021
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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.
May 27, 2021
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9 influential deaf people in politics around the world

Deaf people around the world are making their mark in the political arena. Hearing Like Me takes a look at some deaf people in politics.
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.