September 6, 2021
deaf students

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.
July 19, 2021
acoustic effects of face coverings

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 16, 2021
hard of hearing mama

Interview with hard of hearing mama Janna Cowper

Janna Cowper is a Phonak hEARo and mother with hearing loss to two hard of hearing children. She has been making waves by sharing her stories and experiences on Instagram […]
March 29, 2021
between deaf and hearing worlds

Living between deaf and hearing worlds

I have been hard of hearing all my life. For a long time, I felt like I lived in between deaf and hearing worlds. I could never be part of […]
March 8, 2021
online meetings easier for people with hearing loss

Online meetings are easier for people with hearing loss

Since the start of the pandemic, many of us have increased our use of video conferencing. Much has been written by hearing people about a phenomenon called Zoom fatigue, but […]
March 5, 2021
"Can you hear me now" book

Meet the 9-year-old who published a book about hearing loss

When a nine-year-old fourth grader in Wisconsin experienced sudden hearing loss, she wrote a book about it.
March 1, 2021
Angel Theory hard of hearing actor

Angel Theory talks about being a hard of hearing actor

Angel Theory, a hard of hearing actor, dancer, and choreographer, was on AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” She now stars in Facebook Watch’s “Kinderfinger.” The Washington Post recently interviewed her about her […]
November 18, 2020
face mask for hearing aid users

Face masks for hearing aid users

It’s no secret that some face masks aren’t very hearing aid friendly. Standard ear loop elastics interfere with the placement of behind-the-ear hearing technology. Clear masks on others provide access to […]
November 9, 2020
Deaf U review

Is ‘Deaf U’ good for the deaf community?

Last month, Netflix released a reality show called “Deaf U,” which was produced by Deaf actor and model Nyle DiMarco. The producer and staff had the goal of increasing awareness […]
November 2, 2020
recognizing an official sign language

Why sign language should be an official language

An estimated 1% of the total population is born Deaf, and most likely, learns and speaks a signed language. But with more than 200 versions of sign language worldwide, there is […]
October 23, 2020
sign language cafes around the world

6 sign language cafes to visit around the world

With Starbucks recently opening its fifth sign language cafe, restaurants and cafes owned and/or operated by deaf people are increasing in number. Here’s a look at some of the sign […]
October 9, 2020
Deaf U on Netflix

‘Deaf U’ on Netflix follows Gallaudet University students

"Deaf U" chronicles a group of Deaf and hard of hearing students at Gallaudet University as they navigate their daily lives while preparing for post-graduate life.
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 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.
February 4, 2020
parents of children with hearing loss

Frequently asked questions from parents of children with hearing loss

Since I started speaking out on social media about my hearing loss, I often receive questions from parents of children with hearing loss children. 
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? 
January 16, 2020
processing hearing loss diagnosis as a new parent

Tips for parents new to hearing loss

Processing a hearing loss diagnosis can be overwhelming. You're not alone if you feel this! This is what I've learned as a parent new to hearing loss.
January 13, 2020
hard of hearing filmmaker

Q&A with hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal

"Super Sonic" is a short film by hard of hearing filmmaker Saleem Nasir Gondal. It might be short but it is an important move forward for deaf cinema.
December 13, 2019
hearing loss made me a better astrologer

How my hearing loss has made me a better astrologer

When reflecting on my profession, I've realized hearing loss has made me a better astrologer. Here are five qualities I have gained from my hearing loss.