July 15, 2019
enjoying summer with hearing loss

Enjoying summer with hearing loss

Being in Canada, I often have to endure a long winter. So when the summertime comes for a few months, I make sure to enjoy it the best I can. […]
July 11, 2019
mild-moderate hearing loss often get overlooked

How mild-moderate hearing loss often is overlooked in the classroom

People with mild-moderate hearing loss often get overlooked and tend to not have intervention services. This can significantly impact classroom performance. Someone once said, “A LITTLE hearing loss on an audiogram […]
July 5, 2019
buying hearing aids

Buying Hearing Aids

So you had your hearing tested, and the results indicate that you could benefit from hearing aids. Now what? How do you go about buying hearing aids?
July 5, 2019
gymnast with hearing loss

Being a Gymnast with Hearing Loss

Being a gymnast with hearing loss is challenging.  As a little kid, I taught myself how to do somersaults. I did them back and forth across the living room floor. […]
July 2, 2019
leadership in children with hearing loss

Born to lead- Leadership in Children with Hearing Loss

My five-year-old son, who has hearing loss, continues to surprise me. In fact, there is a growing list of characteristics he possesses that at one point I didn’t think was […]
June 21, 2019
traveling with a Roger microphone

Traveling with a Roger microphone

How you hear and communicate can affect a travel experience. I remembered to use my Roger microphone when traveling, which made a big difference.
June 18, 2019
hearing aid accessories

Hearing Aid Accessories

Sometimes hearing aid accessories can not only supplement but extend the lifespan and functionality of your hearing aids.
June 18, 2019
hearing loss denial

Why are we in denial of our hearing loss?

The saying "ignorance is bliss" wasn’t said by someone with hearing loss as nothing could be further from the truth. Hearing loss denial is a real thing.
June 14, 2019
help my child with hearing loss

Listening to different hearing aids taught me how to better help my daughter

When my daughter, Lucy, needed her first pair of hearing aids, I felt totally bewildered. Like 92% of parents, I was a “normal hearing” person, trying to make a decision […]
June 10, 2019
hearing aids

Hearing aids

Hearing aids are the easiest, most common treatment for hearing loss.
June 10, 2019

Hearing aids and accessories for kids

Hearing aids and accessories for kids fall into a special category. Kids have different needs compared to adults. They're still growing.
June 7, 2019
hearrings

How to make DYI “hearrings” for hearing aids

There are many different ways to decorate and bedazzle your hearing aids. Whether it is using tape, stickers or jewelry. Ellie, a teenager with hearing loss, shows us her favorite […]
June 5, 2019
tinnitus

Tinnitus

Do you think you hear sound when none is present? Does it sound like there’s a constant buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing or clicking noise in your ears? If so, you […]
May 30, 2019
fears as a child with hearing loss

7 fears I had as a child with hearing loss

I was talking with my parents recently about things I was scared of as a child. Some of them directly correlated to my hearing loss. I started thinking more about […]
May 9, 2019
when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

Things that happen when a group of deaf and hard of hearing people are together

May 8, 2019
hearing aid accessories

Watch: How Isaac uses hearing aid accessories during speech and debate tournaments

Isaac is a teenager with a passion for speech and debate and a dream to be a civil rights attorney. Given that speech and debate focuses on verbal communication, Isaac […]
April 29, 2019
dating with hearing loss

Why dating in the hearing world is hard for deaf people

April 24, 2019
learning ASL

Why my husband finally decided to start learning ASL

Cue the trumpets: My husband Kevin finally is learning American Sign Language, or ASL.
April 19, 2019
aging

Why age-related hearing loss should not be ignored

Older adults should be aware that hearing loss and aging are normal and natural. Here how you can help your hearing loss!
April 12, 2019
myths about hearing loss

5 Myths About Hearing Loss People Age 50+ Believe