July 31, 2019
studying abroad with a hearing loss

Studying Abroad with a Hearing Loss

Studying abroad with a hearing loss was never a dream of mine. I took Spanish all throughout high school. It was reasonably easy for me, but the idea of residing […]
July 30, 2019
book about a deaf child

“EPHPHATHA” is a new book about a deaf child growing up in a hearing world

A father shares the story of his son and how he taught others to adapt and learn from someone with hearing loss in a new book about deaf child.
July 29, 2019
On Being Human

August Book Club: ‘On Being Human,’ by Jen Pastiloff

The HearingLikeMe team loves supporting #deaftalent and learning about the different perspectives of people who are living their lives fully, despite their hearing loss. To celebrate our challenges and expand […]
July 26, 2019
deaf community

Finding Community in the Deaf/deaf World

The more and varied challenges a person experiences in life, the harder it can be to feel understood. This is the case for so many deaf and hard of hearing […]
July 25, 2019
why you should get a hearing test

Not having a hearing test could be dangerous

If you're in denial about possible hearing loss, you could be putting yourself in danger. Avoiding a hearing test could also be risking the lives of others.
July 24, 2019
pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

High schooler creates pen pal program for kids with hearing loss

Ryan Brady, a rising senior at Hathaway Brown School near Cleveland, Ohio is the creator of a pen pal program for children and teens with hearing loss called HippKids. HIPP […]
July 22, 2019
how to help hearing loss diagnosis

How to help when there’s a hearing loss diagnosis

I’ll never forget the nonchalant sound of the doctor’s voice who entered into the cold room no parent wants to be invited in, to tell us that our son had […]
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. Karen Putz once said, “A little hearing loss on […]
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.