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?
September 2, 2020
Trond wears hearing aids to help with his tinnitus

How my Hearing Aids Have Helped my Tinnitus

It was in 2009 that he first heard it. A strong, persistent howl in his ears, but he had no idea where it came from. Could there be anything wrong […]
August 26, 2020
how to talk about your child's hearing loss diagnosis

Raising your child to be comfortable with hearing loss

As a new parent, I realized that raising your child to be comfortable with hearing loss will pave the way to their success.
August 10, 2020
Why I use hearing technology and sign language

How sign language helped me accept my hearing loss

At the start of my hearing journey, I didn’t know just how much learning a new language could help me grow my confidence. Having always used speech, my family never […]
July 13, 2020
hearing aids vs cochlear implants

Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

Finding a solution that works for your specific hearing loss needs is important. Here is what you need to know about hearing aids vs cochlear implants.
June 8, 2020
family history of hearing loss

What my father’s hearing loss has taught me

Hearing loss was something we never really talked about in my family, other than mentioning that I should wear my hearing aids. My father put on his hearing aids like […]