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 […]
June 26, 2020
interacting with masked police officers if you're deaf

Interacting with masked police officers when you’re deaf

It can be difficult interacting with people who are wearing face masks if you have a hearing loss. If they’re in a position of authority, it can even more stressful. […]
June 15, 2020
evolving deaf identity

What I’m learning from my evolving deaf identity

I was born profoundly deaf, diagnosed at 14 months of age. Being deaf is all I know. My deaf identity has remained steady over the years. But as I think […]
June 1, 2020
speech-to-text apps for deaf and hard of hearing people

Speech-to-Text apps for the deaf community

Live transcribe, Otter.ai, and Ava are some of the speech-to-text apps that work well for the deaf and hard of hearing community.
May 13, 2020
Deaf YouTuber

Meet Jazzy Whipps, a Deaf YouTuber from the UK

Jasmine Whipps, best known as Jazzy, started her YouTube channel just over five years ago. Now the 20-year-old from the UK has over 200,000 subscribers. She’s a deaf YouTuber and […]
April 29, 2020
Shari Eberts starts a petition for free captions

deaf community petitions for free captions

Video calling platforms have caption technology, but it’s not readily available. A petition for free captions is in the works hoping to change that.
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 […]
April 15, 2020
This Close

Review: How season two of ‘This Close’ is relatable to the deaf community

Season Two of ‘This Close’ was released in September 2019 and picks up right where it left off. Its commitment to #deaftalent continues.
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.
March 11, 2020
transition to college as a deaf student

My transition to college as a deaf student

I have officially made it through my first semester of college! My transition to college as a deaf student was fairly smooth.
March 2, 2020
hearing loss inspired hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

How my hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

The world of TV and film has always been incredibly captivating to me. My hearing loss inspired me to pursue a career in entertainment.
February 28, 2020
parents of deaf children

How connecting with parents of deaf children made a difference in my life

Connecting with other parents of deaf children is vital. It was the first thing I did upon my son's hearing loss diagnosis.
February 19, 2020
What is Deaf Gain?

What is ‘Deaf Gain’ and ‘Deaf Identity’?

What is Deaf Gain? Then again, what is hearing loss? These terms help shape our identity and how others view us.
February 18, 2020

How to take care of hearing aids in the winter

We are fitted with hearing aids, and then find ourselves out on the street, metaphorically speaking. What about looking after hearing aids in the winter?
February 14, 2020
tips for dating a deaf person

7 tips for dating with hearing loss

If you're dating someone with hearing loss for the first time, there can be hurdles. I've compiled a brief list of tips for dating a deaf person.
February 13, 2020
accessibility for deaf passengers

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 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.
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.
January 27, 2020

This deaf performer loves showing off hearing aids on stage

Karla Marie Brown is a deaf performer. She models, acts, and sings. She's proof that people with hearing loss can achieve their dreams.
January 24, 2020
hunting with hearing loss

Hunting with hearing loss

The leaves have fallen and it's cold. For many in rural America, this time of year also means it's hunting season. What if you're hunting with hearing loss?