February 6, 2023
Treacher Collins syndrome

Spotlight on Treacher Collins syndrome

If you saw the movie “Wonder,” featuring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson, you may be familiar with Treacher Collins syndrome. The film, which was based on the 2012 bestselling book […]
January 23, 2023
hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder

Hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder

A collaborative study by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has found a link between hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Individuals who are on the autistic spectrum […]
January 18, 2023
Deaflympics athlete Boon Wei Ying

Deaflympics athlete Boon Wei Ying

Deaflympics athlete Boon Wei Ying has been awarded several medals at the Deaflympics by performing in her favorite sport of badminton. 
January 11, 2023
hearing loss and dementia

Hearing loss and dementia: Research confirms links

Over the last decade, researchers have been presenting increasing evidence of a direct link between hearing loss and dementia. Both previous and current research have demonstrated this link. Now new […]
December 30, 2022
Top Hearing Like Me Posts of 2022

Top Hearing Like Me Posts of 2022

At Hearing Like Me, we’re dedicated to writing about all things hearing loss all year round. As we close out 2022 and ring in the New Year, let’s take a […]
December 21, 2022
deaf mother, athlete, and teacher of the deaf

Deaf mother, athlete, and teacher of the deaf

Kristy Hopkins is a deaf mother, athlete, and teacher of the deaf in Cardigan, West Wales. She has a deaf child. Hopkins also launched a platform called Hands 2 Hear.
December 14, 2022
Phonak site relaunch

Phonak site relaunch

Exciting changes are ahead at Phonak! You may have visited Phonak.com and/or PhonakPro.com. These websites are loaded with information, resources, and more on hearing loss and technology. The company recently […]
December 7, 2022
Life coaching: improving lives of people with hearing loss

Life coaching: improving lives of people with hearing loss

Transformational life coach Carly Sygrove is filling a niche in the coaching sector. After experiencing sudden sensorineural hearing loss in 2016, Sygrove noticed a gap in rehabilitation once her treatments […]
December 5, 2022
Vasculitis Disease and Hearing Loss

Vasculitis Disease and Hearing Loss

On Episode Three of National Geographic’s “Running Wild with Bear Grylls: The Challenge,” Ashton Kutcher revealed that he battled vasculitis disease and hearing loss. The disease not only took away […]
November 30, 2022
hearing loss athletics and mental health

Hearing loss, athletics, and mental health

Bianca Diaz is a professional lacrosse player with hearing loss. As a professional athlete, she has had to navigate athletics, hearing loss, and mental health. This past summer, she played […]
November 23, 2022
hearing loss and unsafe listening practices

Hearing loss and unsafe listening practices

Hearing loss and unsafe listening practices are on the rise. BMJ Global Health recently published a study examining the prevalence of unsafe listening practices in young adults. Their findings show […]
October 31, 2022
simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation

Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in children: A study

A study has found that simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in very young children is beneficial. Results included the improvement of social skills and adaptability.
October 24, 2022
hearing loss and Glycogen Storage Disease

A life with hearing loss and Glycogen Storage Disease

A USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Level 2 athlete, seven-year-old Phonak hEARo Xena Thompson is balancing a life with bilateral hearing loss and Glycogen Storage Disease. Watching the Pennsylvania resident on […]
October 19, 2022
hair cell regeneration in hearing loss

Hair Cell Regeneration in Hearing Loss with Zebrafish

Researchers are actively tackling the possibility of implementing cochlear hair cell regeneration. Some species have the ability to regenerate inner hair cells, protecting these creatures’ ability to hear. A new […]
October 17, 2022
hearing loss is invisible

How hearing loss is invisible: Invisible Disabilities Week

October 16th through 22nd is Invisible Disabilities Week. When you think of the term disability, it can be easy to think of something that you can see. However, there are […]
October 10, 2022
mental health and hearing loss

Mental health, hearing loss, and audiologists

Hearing loss can come with its own frustrations and stressors. These frustrations surrounding hearing loss can thus take a toll on our mental health (MH). With that said, we’re seeing […]
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 […]