May 8, 2023
Better Hearing & Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month 2023

Each May since 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has been promoting Better Hearing and Speech Month. This serves as a time to increase awareness about hearing and speech challenges. […]
January 20, 2023
Hearing Like Me available in different languages

Hearing Like Me available in different languages

Hearing Like Me strives to be accessible to readers all over the world. One way this is achieved is by being available in different languages. Currently, Hearing Like Me has […]
October 22, 2018

So, you think I have a deaf accent?

Where are you from?! It's a question I get all the time, as people look at me with interest, wondering in what far away land I've developed my unique intonation and pronunciations. Ugh, I think. They've  just noticed my deaf accent. 
December 26, 2017
writer with hearing loss

How Deafie Blogger became a writer with hearing loss

Learning a language, both spoken and written can be tough with hearing loss. When growing up I was constantly trying to keep up with reading writing levels. As I have […]
May 22, 2017
Learning a Language With Hearing Loss

3 Tips for Learning a Language With Hearing Loss

Learning a language is hard, especially for those with hearing-loss who rely on lip-reading. Here are some tips to succeed.
October 24, 2016
learning sign language as a person with hearing loss

Why I’m learning sign language, as an “oral” profoundly-deaf(ie)

I'm profoundly deaf and have been since birth, but I've always communicated using oral or spoken English instead of sign language - until now.
August 7, 2015

From A Hearing Aid To A Cochlear Implant

Wearing hearing aids is as natural to me as wearing clothes. I was born hearing impaired and as far as I can remember I always had hearing aids; they were […]