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 7, 2020
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My experience in college with hearing loss

Attending college and finding confidence as someone with hearing loss was another step on Ashley McGoey's journey. She details how it changed her.
January 2, 2020
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How hearing nature changed my perspective about the outdoors

Hearing nature changed Carolyn's perspective to the great outdoors. It was Lyric hearing aids that helped her to discover the beauty of nature.
December 12, 2019
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What was it like being in high school with hearing loss?

Being in high school with hearing loss was a rocky journey of learning how to feel semi-comfortable in my own skin. I wanted to be cool.
November 29, 2019
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Can learning how the brain listens in loud settings lead to improved hearing aids?

Scientists have come one step closer to solving the “cocktail party problem.” In a crowded room, the brain can easily focus on a single speaker. The brain of a hearing […]
November 22, 2019
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Hearing Aid Evolution – An Imagined Retrospective

As a hearing aid wearer, I’ve always been fascinated with hearing aid evolution. The device has come a long way. Who knows what it'll be like in the future.
November 19, 2019
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How my hearing technology led me to be an audiologist with hearing loss

There is no other profession I could imagine myself in except audiology. Here is how I became an audiologist with hearing loss.
November 8, 2019
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What I remember about being in elementary school with a hearing loss

Ashley McGoey shares her experiences growing up with hearing loss. In this first installment, she covers elementary school with a hearing loss.
October 25, 2019

From hearing her grandchildren to thriving at work, hearing aids changed Bev’s life

The moment Bev Gray was able to clearly hear her grandchild was when she realized how much she was benefitting from wearing hearing aids. “Grandma, now you can hear what […]
October 11, 2019
Roger select in the workplace

How my Roger Select helps me in the workplace

For the first time, Trish Crowther, from West Yorkshire, England, has been able to participate in meetings and socially at work when using her Phonak Roger Select. Using the Roger […]
October 10, 2019
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My journey into the Deaf world

Living with hearing loss or deafness can be a journey. The path to understanding how someone identifies in the Deaf world is determined by the environment they were raised, the […]
September 30, 2019
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Halloween Photo Contest with HearingLikeMe!

Hearing technology is nothing to be scared about. That’s why HearingLikeMe is teaming up with Phonak to celebrate our hearing loss this Halloween, with a photo contest that could have […]
September 4, 2019
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Community Spotlight: How I embraced my hearing loss at age 38

Sandra Norburn’s hearing loss journey began when she was a 38-year full-time worker and the mother of two teenage children. Her story is an all too familiar one in the […]
August 26, 2019
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Ask Anna: Should my child with mild hearing loss be using a Roger microphone?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, My son has mild hearing loss and currently only uses hearing aids in the classroom. Am […]
August 14, 2019
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This deaf vlogger has an important message about hearing loss

What is the best way to explain your hearing loss? Phonak hEARo and deaf vlogger Mario Afonso, released a video sharing a message about hearing loss, to help others understand […]
August 12, 2019
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Community Spotlight: Why this teacher finally wore her hearing aids

When she was younger, Chelsea Lynaugh refused to wear her hearing aid. Now she’s a teacher who wears two. How did this transformation occur?
August 5, 2019
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Learning to drive in my 50s with hearing loss

I learned how to drive when I was in my 50s with hearing loss. If I can do it, you can too!
July 25, 2019
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Not having a hearing test could be dangerous

If you're in denial about possible hearing loss, you could be putting yourself in danger. Avoiding a hearing test could also be risking the lives of others.
July 15, 2019
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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
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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. Karen Putz once said, “A little hearing loss on […]