July 18, 2019
hearing in virtual meetings

How to hear better in virtual meetings

With access to many platforms of communication, the ability to work remotely is common. This allows for flexibility in managing work-life balance and having a choice of where to live. […]
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 9, 2019
what caused my hearing loss?

What caused my hearing loss?

Age-related hearing loss can be caused by numerous factors. What caused my hearing loss? It can be largely contributed to listening to loud music.
July 8, 2019
advocate for yourself

5 ways deaf students can advocate for themselves in college

As I prepare to go to college next year, I have been learning about the best ways to advocate for yourself as a college student.  Here are the top five […]
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 […]
July 1, 2019
hearing loss challenges

5 everyday hearing loss challenges made a little easier

When you have hearing loss, it is inevitable that you’ll experience challenges, but, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing you can do to make your life easier. There is an […]
June 26, 2019
ComPilot

How my ComPilot helped me be successful

When I first got my newest pair of hearing aids, my audiologist suggested I use some accessories to go along with my new technology. Knowing good and well that I […]
June 25, 2019
how we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

How we pursued a cochlear implant for our child

A note from HearingLikeMe.com: Helen Tinsman works for Advanced Bionics; her daughter Emmy Cartwright is a member of the Phonak Teen Advisory Board. Eighteen years ago, we had our second […]
June 20, 2019
hearing loss challenges

Hearing loss challenges: How to deal with your inner critic

There are many hearing loss challenges, such as dealing with an inner critic. It can be hard, but you can overcome your own criticism.
June 19, 2019
gamers with hearing loss

5 tips for gamers with hearing loss

Whether it is communicating with your teammates or trying to identify where the enemy is coming from, there are obstacles for gamers with hearing loss.
June 18, 2019
cochlear implants

Cochlear Implants

Often described as a “more powerful hearing aid,” cochlear implants have come a long way in terms of technology and acceptance by the hearing loss community since their debut in […]
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 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 […]
June 4, 2019
dating tips for those new to hearing loss

Dating Tips for Those New to Hearing Loss

Being single and hard of hearing is not funny, unless you happen to be a sitcom writer. If you happen to find yourself alone and you’re over 50, it can […]
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 […]