November 25, 2020
opioid use and hearing loss

How opioid use can affect hearing loss

News surrounding the growing opioid epidemic has dominated many headlines. However, opioid-associated ototoxicity is a component few have covered.  Opioid-associated ototoxicity is hearing loss associated with misuse of opioids. In […]
November 20, 2020
film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal: New film about a deaf drummer

Sound of Metal, a new film about a deaf drummer, is scheduled to premier today in select theaters. The new film from director Darius Marder, has received a lot of […]
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 30, 2020
technology and accessibility

Accessible technology for people with hearing loss

In today’s fast moving world, technology is central in communication, productivity and success. But when it comes to technology and accessibility, it’s not always an even playing field. While there […]
October 6, 2020
e-learning and safe listening

Safe listening and making the most of e-learning

As many schools continue some version of e-learning during COVID-19, what can parents and teachers do to ensure optimal, safe listening?
September 17, 2020
LEGO minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO adds minifigure with a hearing aid

LEGO building bricks have been around for 62 years. In addition to the classic versions, popular culture sets like Star Wars, Stranger Things, Harry Potter, and Frozen are available. Several […]
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.
July 29, 2020
2020 best gadgets for people with hearing loss

Must-have gadgets for people with hearing loss in 2020

This year has been like no other. Within a matter of a few short months, we’ve seen our lives changed in many ways. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many of us […]
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.
July 3, 2020
Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Explaining my son’s diagnosis: Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Before our son Cooper was born, we didn't know anything about Waardenburg Syndrome and hearing loss. Our first diagnosis was actually on social media.
June 29, 2020
Twitter feature not accessible for deaf

Twitter’s new audio feature is not accessible for deaf people

Twitter recently released a new feature intended to create a “more human touch,” as the company said in a blog post. It backfired when users pointed out Twitter’s new audio […]
June 26, 2020
interacting with masked police officers if you're deaf

Interacting with masked police officers when you’re deaf

It can be difficult interacting with people who are wearing face masks if you have a hearing loss. If they’re in a position of authority, it can even more stressful. […]
June 19, 2020
how to be an advocate for your child

How to advocate for your child with hearing loss 

As I was preparing to become a mom, I knew I’d need to be my child’s voice at points. I’ve always been one to take action when necessary, even prior […]
June 17, 2020
Working in cornfields doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

What I learned doing fieldwork with a hearing loss

When I first started college, I didn’t imagine that I would end up in cornfields doing fieldwork. However, during college I discovered digital map-making, leading me outside in the hot […]
June 12, 2020
deaf baby wearing hearing aids

What to do early on for your deaf baby

When receiving an early diagnosis of hearing loss for your child, it’s easy and normal to feel overwhelmed. For some, these feelings lead to a paralyzation of sorts, as processing […]
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 […]
June 3, 2020

Hearing Dogs: A service dog for people with hearing loss

Hearing dogs are trained specifically to support the needs of people with severe hearing loss. Learn how much they cost and how to apply.
May 22, 2020
learning guitar with a hearing loss

Learning guitar with a hearing loss

When I was a child, I always dreamed of playing the guitar. As an adult, I am finally starting to live out my dream. Learning guitar with a hearing loss […]
May 18, 2020
gentamicin induced hearing loss

New test in UK to prevent gentamicin induced hearing loss

Gentamicin can cause hearing loss when given to babies at signs of infection. Now there's a fast test to help prevent gentamicin induced hearing loss.
May 6, 2020
living with Meniere's Disease

How I’ve learned to live with Meniere’s Disease

Living with Meniere's Disease hasn't been easy but I've come a long way. Read on to learn about my journey, what this condition is, and how I've coped.