October 5, 2018
hearing loss related Instagram

7 hearing loss related Instagram accounts you should be following

Instagram is a showcase of the knowledge, talent and cultural richness of the hearing loss community. My favorite accounts focus on things like Deaf history, bilingual literacy, and equal access […]
September 8, 2018
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Two moms of children with hearing loss create Instagram account to help others learn sign language

Meagan Ackerman and Lana Wilson, are two mothers both raising children with hearing loss. The two mothers met on social media and decided to join together to create an account to […]
July 31, 2018
learn sign language

Moms of deaf children create Instagram account to teach ASL

Meagan Ackerman and Lana Wilson, are two mothers both raising children with hearing loss. The two mothers met on social media and decided to join together to create an account to […]
August 25, 2017
sweethearts hair design braids for hearing aids

SweetHearts’ braids makes hearing aids shine

  One mom’s passion for braiding her daughter’s hair is turning into a movement that is breaking down stigmas around hearing loss. Beth Belshaw, owner of SweetHearts Hair Design, said […]
July 26, 2017
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4 awesome moments you can only hear in Australia

Tourism Australia recently released a list the most awesome moments that can only be experienced in Australia, which makes us immediately want to go Down Under.
June 28, 2017
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Deaf is Cool! Fashion brand breaks down stigmas of hearing loss

Have you ever wanted to visually express your hearing loss? I’m proudly living with hearing loss, and know that I’m able to achieve anything even with my deafness. I’ve seen […]
May 26, 2017

Watch: How to decorate your hearing aids

  Decorating hearing aids is a great way to show off individual style and increase confidence. Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores walks us through one way to decorate hearing aids. “It’s […]
May 4, 2017
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After apology, Chris Pratt has a lesson for Instagram

American actor Chris Pratt posted an Instagram video on Thursday, advocating for closed captions to be an option for all Instagram videos. The video was a part of an apology […]
April 25, 2017
Louder Jewlery deaf jewelry line

Jewelry line aims to inspire confidence for those with hearing loss

Sometimes, you just feel like wearing a sign that says, "I'm deaf!" So, that's exactly what the founder of Louder Jewlery, decided to do.
April 20, 2017
hearing aid ear molds

The hottest hearing aid trend is a perfect fit for your ear

Wearers are showing off their personality though their hearing aids by decorating them, but the latest trend: awesome hearing aid ear molds.
January 27, 2017
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Dad Gets Hearing Aid Tattoo to Inspire Deaf Son

A failed newborn hearing screening and the desire to ensure his son grows up feeling confident were the only factors Robbie needed when deciding to get a hearing aid tattoo.  […]
March 17, 2016

Community Spotlight: Three of four siblings share hearing loss gene

We love it when people share their hearing loss stories with us on social media. Our community often provides comfort, encouragement, inspiration and support for others in similar situations. Recently we […]
February 12, 2016

Community Spotlight: Gabby’s first hearing aids

We love it when people share their hearing loss stories with us on social media. Our community often provides comfort, encouragement, inspiration and support for others in similar situations. Recently we […]
January 22, 2016
Hearing Loss Social Media

Deaf show off confidence with Facebook videos, cool new haircut

Both men and women are showing off their confidence in wearing hearing aids and pulling off this haircut, which can look both edgy and feminine.
December 11, 2015

America’s Deaf Top Model and Deafness’ “Cultural Moment”

Deaf man wins America's Next Top Model, Broadway musicals and Santas turn to sign language
October 27, 2015

Cool Halloween Hearing Aids Prove that Technology Isn’t Scary

  Hearing aids can be scary to someone who doesn’t know how they work. So with Halloween just around the corner, we think it’s the perfect opportunity to show kids […]
October 4, 2015

Eloise Garland “takes over” Phonak’s Instagram

At Phonak, we are committed to fighting the stigma attached to hearing loss, to tearing down barriers for the hearing-impaired and to finding new and innovative ways to help everyone […]