September 5, 2019
what I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

What I wish I knew about congenital hearing loss

This article was originally written by HLM community member Stephanie Daniel. “Your son has permanent bilateral mild sloping to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss.” After an excruciating and stressful one […]
August 16, 2019
conversations with deaf children

Why parents should practice ‘serve and return’ conversations with their children

As a mom of a daughter with hearing loss, I know that the importance of conversation is crucial to her development. The question is, what exactly qualifies as a conversation? […]
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 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 […]
May 15, 2019
hearing aid molds as milestones

Community Spotlight: Why this mom keeps her son’s hearing aid molds as milestones of his hearing loss journey

Jessie Lewis, like many mothers to deaf and hard of hearing children, cried upon hearing the news of her son George’s hearing loss diagnosis. “When I first learned of George’s […]
April 9, 2019

Our child’s hearing loss journey from toddler to teen years

November 13, 2018
sign language and hearing aids

Why hearing aids and sign language are a happy pair

September 5, 2018

Ask Anna: Can my hard of hearing child wear headphones on the airplane?

March 30, 2018
Easter with deaf people

4 Tips for a Hearing Loss Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

Holidays can be overwhelming for my deaf toddler. Here are ways to ensure these special events are inclusive and fun for them!
December 5, 2017
challenges with hearing loss

Why I build resiliency in my children to overcome challenges with hearing loss

August 24, 2017

How having a deaf child has changed my life

Lucie shares four things she's learned from raising a deaf child and shares how her son has changed her life.
June 12, 2017

The one hearing aid accessory that makes parenting so much easier

Utilizing the Phonak Roger Inspiro at home with hearing aids made a huge difference while parenting our children with hearing loss.
May 30, 2017

How I overcame my fear of my child’s hearing loss

Fears are normal after a diagnosis of hearing loss. Here are my tips for dealing with hearing loss in children as a parent.
April 6, 2017
What it's like to raise a deaf child

My thoughts on raising a deaf child

A few thoughts, feelings and beliefs I have as a normal hearing parent raising a deaf child.
February 24, 2017

This video of a dad singing sign language with his baby will give you all the feels