May 18, 2022
Barbie has hearing aids

Barbie now has hearing aids!

Mattel recently announced that Barbie has hearing aids. The company has been making the most famous doll on the planet since 1959. They have stayed ahead of their competitors through […]
April 22, 2022

Understanding rechargeable hearing aids batteries

With climate change efforts ramping up across the globe, it’s time to look at the impact our hearing aids have on the environment. Batteries are among the most disposed of […]
February 4, 2022
BSL users

Study: BSL users’ experience with hearing aid clinics

There are approximately 151,000 British Sign Language (BSL) users in the UK. How many BSL users also use hearing aids or implants is unknown. A recent study by Manchester University is […]
January 21, 2022
phonak lyric for narrow ears

Hearing in one ear: Study on hearing technology

People who are born with hearing in one ear rarely seek help from hearing care professionals. But people who lose all their hearing in one ear are more likely to […]
October 25, 2021
hearing aid accessories

Woman uses prize money to create hearing aid accessories, fund technology for those in need

Decorating your hearing aids can be a great way to show off your technology and take pride in your hearing loss journey. One woman, Ruzzelle Gasmen, found that hearing aid accessories […]
September 8, 2021
Audéo Life

Phonak announces Audéo Life waterproof hearing aids

Phonak announced the latest addition to its Paradise line of hearing aid technology. The Audéo Life is the first rechargeable waterproof hearing aid.
August 18, 2021
conversational range hearing loss

My experience with hearing loss in the “conversational range”

Conversational range hearing loss can cause a lot of confusion in spoken interactions. The average person tends to speak around 50-60 decibels (dB). If a person has a hearing loss […]
July 14, 2021
over the counter hearing aids

Over the counter hearing aids may soon be a reality

On July 9, President Biden issued an Executive Order to explore over the counter hearing aids. The goal is to promote competition in the American economy.
July 7, 2021
sensorineural hearing loss

What is Sensorineural hearing loss?

Have you ever found yourself wondering what sensorineural hearing loss means? It’s a complex term and comes in a range of severity. Sensorineural hearing loss is different for everyone. Check […]
June 28, 2021

Interview with Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. She is the first with hearing loss to achieve this honor.
May 14, 2021
hearing

How hearing aids made a difference for Krister Nordin

Krister Nordin, former Swedish football player, didn’t address his hearing issues until after he retired, but once he did, he realized that getting hearing aids made a difference in many […]
April 26, 2021
hearing aids helped Runar Jenssen graduate

How hearing aids helped Runar Jenssen graduate

School is hard enough, but when you add hearing loss into the mix, there can be a variety of communication and cognitive issues that arise
April 9, 2021
Harriet versus the Galaxy

Interview with author Samantha Baines of ‘Harriet Versus the Galaxy’

Award-winning comedian, actor, and Phonak hEARo, Samantha Baines takes readers on an intergalactic adventure in her new book, Harriet Versus the Galaxy. The story follows a girl whose hearing aid is […]
March 15, 2021
history of hearing aids

A brief history of hearing aids

When we think of hearing aids today, a certain set of images readily come to mind. Maybe it’s an oversized, beige-colored hearing aid that your grandma wears, or it’s a […]
February 26, 2021
deaf TikTokers

These deaf TikTokers are worth following

TikTok is now an active platform for d/Deaf and hard of hearing creators to share their content. Here are some deaf TikTokers worth following.
February 25, 2021
Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology

Understanding Phonak and Advanced Bionics hearing technology

HearingLikeMe takes a closer look at Phonak and Advanced Bionics technology. The collaboration between these two companies means cutting-edge options.
February 17, 2021
Naída Paradise hearing aid

New Phonak Naída Paradise hearing aid has powerful technology

There’s a new hearing aid on the market for people who have severe to profound hearing loss. The Phonak Naída Paradise has the power that many crave with the addition […]
December 4, 2020

Disney+ to launch new series with deaf superhero

Disney+ has announced a new series based on the Marvel Comics character, Hawkeye, who is a deaf superhero and will wear hearing aids.
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 […]
October 19, 2020
deaf services in the UK and US

Comparing deaf services in the UK and US

Those of us who are deaf in the UK. are able to get our hearing devices through the National Health Service (NHS) free of charge. What is it like in the US?