September 26, 2022
objective way to measure tinnitus

An Objective Way to Measure Tinnitus: A Study

Tinnitus, or the sensation of ringing in the ear, affects 1 in 8 people around the world, according to the British Tinnitus Association (BTA). However, it can vary from person […]
September 5, 2022
Phonak employee with hearing loss

Meet Benjamin Heldner, a Phonak employee with hearing loss

Benjamin Heldner works for Phonak, the hearing aid brand that sponsors HearingLikeMe.com. This Phonak employee with hearing loss is also a bimodal user, with a hearing aid in one ear […]
September 2, 2022
address your hearing loss at school

How to address your hearing loss at school

As summer winds to a close, students are returning to the classroom. Here are a few ways to address your hearing loss at school!
August 29, 2022
how to find the cause of my hearing loss

Discovering the causes of my hearing loss after 23 years

I grew up with a severe hearing loss. Twenty years later, my hearing worsened. Due to this and other medical issues, I ended up discovering the true causes of my […]
August 26, 2022
accessibility in educational settings

Back to School: Accessibility in educational settings for students with hearing loss

Accessibility is something that people with hearing loss must think about everywhere they go. This is certainly the case with educational settings and institutions. Accessibility and accommodation needs for the […]
August 19, 2022
hearing loss and tinnitus after chemo

Study: Hearing loss and tinnitus are common after chemo

In July 2022, the University of California, San Francisco released a groundbreaking study published in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care that found hearing loss and tinnitus are common after […]
August 1, 2022
Jacob's Ride

Jacob’s Ride – a home run for hearing

Jacob Landis cycled to all the Major League baseball stadiums. Ten years after Jacob's Ride, a documentary about him is in the works.
July 15, 2022
Kearns-Sayre syndrome

Kearns-Sayre syndrome and hearing loss  

There are multiple conditions that can contribute to hearing loss, and Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) is one of them. Onset of the disorder typically occurs in individuals before the age of […]
July 4, 2022
hard of hearing terminology

Updated hearing loss terminology you should know

With the evolution of disability rights and more deaf awareness comes a lot of new and changing terminology. It’s time to take a look at modern hearing loss terminology and […]
May 31, 2022
hearing loss and Lyme disease

What to know about hearing loss and Lyme disease

Did you know that hearing loss and Lyme disease can be linked? Most people think of Lyme disease as something you get when you get bit by a tick, and […]
May 30, 2022

Five ways to observe National Save Your Hearing Day

In the United States of America, tomorrow is National Save Your Hearing Day! What is “National Save Your Hearing Day,” and how can you observe it? Hearing Like Me is […]
May 20, 2022
Pendred syndrome

Pendred syndrome and hearing loss

One cause of hearing loss is Pendred syndrome. It is a genetic condition caused by mutations in a specific gene.
April 8, 2022
myPhonak Junior app

How the myPhonak Junior app empowers my child with hearing loss

The myPhonak Junior app is an amazing way to empower my child with hearing loss to build the needed skills to become a confident, independent, and successful adult. 
March 21, 2022
CHARGE syndrome

CHARGE syndrome and hearing loss

CHARGE syndrome, a disorder that affects many areas of the body, is one cause of hearing loss. While rare, it is complex, as it involves a cluster of birth defects.
March 11, 2022
Early Intervention

Early Intervention: Why parents need to follow up

Early Intervention programs for deaf and hard of hearing children are typically offered for ages 0-3 in the U.S. Over the last two years, during the height of the COVID-19 […]
January 10, 2022

Teen’s empowering essay about hearing loss inspires others

Hind Rasheed, a 17-year-old student from Lebanon living in Saudi Arabia, wrote an empowering essay about hearing loss for school.
December 15, 2021
gift guide for people with hearing loss

Holiday gift guide 2021: gifts for people with hearing loss

Tis the season! We’re back again, this time with 2021 holiday gifts for people with hearing loss.
November 24, 2021
hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

9 tips for hosting a more inclusive Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving gatherings have changed a lot since the COVID pandemic started, but this year we’re finally ready to start gathering with friends and family. We have much to be grateful […]
November 15, 2021
osteoporosis and the risk of hearing loss

Osteoporosis and the risk of hearing loss in women

As part of the Conservation of Hearing Study (CHEARS), researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston carried out a longitudinal study to see if osteoporosis and low bone density […]
November 3, 2021
Usher's syndrome

Living with Usher syndrome and hearing loss

Jessica Chaikof was the youngest child in the U.S. to receive a cochlear implant. At age 11, she was diagnosed with Usher syndrome type 1F.