November 8, 2019
elementary school with hearing loss

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.
November 7, 2019
deaf triathlete

Swim, bike, run! The life of a deaf triathlete

Meet Julia Grunloh, deaf triathlete and Phonak HEARo! Competing in triathlons takes up most of her free time, on top of her day job and hearing loss.
November 6, 2019
astrology of deaf celebrities

The Astrology of 8 Deaf and Hard of Hearing Celebrities

The astrology of deaf celebrities will tell you more about them. The astrological charts of eight deaf celebrities are profiled.
October 29, 2019
help deaf teens advocate

How to help deaf teens advocate for themselves

Valli Vida Gideons' teenage son was able to stand up for himself in an unfair situation. Learn how to help deaf teens advocate for themselves.
October 23, 2019
inspiration after hearing loss

How I found inspiration after hearing loss to play music again

Stu Nunnery writes about finding inspiration after hearing loss. For him, it's all about the music. It inspired him before, so how did he get it back?
October 22, 2019
book clubs and hearing loss

Tips for joining a book club when you have hearing loss

The next best thing to reading books is discussing them. But, as with many social activities, book clubs can be difficult to participate with a hearing loss.
October 4, 2019
holistic hearing health plan

How to create a holistic hearing loss health plan

Heather Vuchinich is a writer, astrologer and herbalist with more than 25 years experience in holistic healing. She has been certified as a Master Astrologer by Steven Forrest and has […]
September 30, 2019
Can herbs help with hearing loss?

Can herbs help with hearing loss?

I've compiled a list of of my favorite herbs for hearing loss. These plants can heal and soothe a variety of conditions related to hearing loss.
September 27, 2019
children's book about hearing loss

This mom was inspired by her son to write a children’s book about hearing loss

Illustrated children’s books are special to Angeliki Pedersen. They helped her learn English when she immigrated at age 24 from Greece. And when her second son was diagnosed with hearing […]
September 20, 2019
book review on being human

Book review: ‘On Being Human’ by Jen Pastiloff

Recently, Hearing Like Me started a book club to bring together the hearing loss community, promote deaf authors and discuss common themes around living with hearing loss. The first book […]
September 19, 2019
living with hearing loss

What I’ve learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years

What do you have to look forward to with a hearing loss? Here are five things I've learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years.
September 13, 2019
group conference calls with hearing loss

How to have better conference calls with hearing loss

Due to my hearing loss, group conference calls used to be unnerving. But with a few adjustments and tweaks along the way, I found a new sense of confidence. 
September 12, 2019
hearing loss resources in a rural area

Finding hearing loss resources in a rural area

We love our small town with its kind neighbors, babbling creek, and the occasional bald eagle. The downside? We’re far from health care resources.
September 9, 2019
living with someone with hearing loss

3 things to know about living with someone with hearing loss

I took a big step in my life. I moved in with my partner. As someone with hearing loss, not only did my partner and I have to learn to […]
September 6, 2019
flying with hearing loss

Flying with hearing loss? These resources make it easier

Too often we hear about the negatives when it comes to flying with hearing loss. Whether it’s the lack of captioning on planes or being greeted by a wheelchair, the […]
September 5, 2019
what I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

What I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

This article was originally written by HLM community member Stephanie Daniel. “Your son has permanent bilateral mild sloping to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss.” After an excruciating and stressful one […]
September 4, 2019
embracing hearing loss

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 […]
September 3, 2019
simulate what it's like to be deaf/hoh

Games that simulate what it’s like to be deaf or hard of hearing

You’d think it’d be easier to describe to people what it’s like being deaf or hard of hearing, but it’s similar one of those “you had to be there” situations. […]
August 31, 2019

An audiologist’s cochlear implant surgery

Dr. Suzanne Yoder has had severe hearing loss since childhood. She managed well for a long time by using hearing aid, but in 2003, she lost all the remaining high-pitched […]
August 29, 2019
advanced bionics aqua case

Finally, I can swim with my cochlear implants!

This was the first summer I could finally swim with my cochlear implants. Now, I have a newfound appreciation for my Advanced Bionics Aqua Case, a waterproof cochlear implant solution.