March 26, 2020
review of the Phonak Roger Select

My review of Phonak Roger technology

Do you feel like you need more power to hear than just using hearing aids? A remote microphone may help you. This is my review of Phonak Roger Technology.
February 5, 2020
combat listening fatigue in college

Tips to combat listening fatigue in college

Listening fatigue can make school more challenging for people with hearing loss. I've collected some tips to help combat listening fatigue in college.
January 23, 2020
Phonak Roger review

Testing my Phonak Roger devices and hearing aids in the Big City

Over the holiday, I took my family on a trip to New York City for an eight day vacation. My Roger devices and Marvel hearing aids helped me get through it.
December 20, 2019
phonak roger technology for teens

Watch: Phonak Roger Technology for Teens

Phonak Roger technology comes in handy for Maddy, a teenager with hearing loss.
November 12, 2019

How to make the ultimate deaf travel kit

After recently jetting off to Nepal, I’ve never been more prepared for any holiday. I will be sightseeing, volunteering, renovating, and even trekking in the mountains! Now I’m letting you […]
November 4, 2019
deaf midwife

Call ‘this’ deaf midwife

Lucy Findlay has a job to be proud of: She's a deaf midwife. Her journey hasn't been easy; it took a family crisis for her to accept her hearing loss.
September 4, 2019
embracing hearing loss

Community Spotlight: How I embraced my hearing loss at age 38

Sandra Norburn’s hearing loss journey began when she was a 38-year full-time worker and the mother of two teenage children. Her story is an all too familiar one in the […]
August 12, 2019
refused to wear a hearing aid

Community Spotlight: Why this teacher finally wore her hearing aids

When she was younger, Chelsea Lynaugh refused to wear her hearing aid. Now she’s a teacher who wears two. How did this transformation occur?
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. […]
April 8, 2019
concert

Do’s and Don’t’s of Going to a Concert with Hearing Loss

Music is one of my favorite things. Having hearing loss doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy a concert.
March 8, 2019
Phonak Roger

How my Phonak Roger connected me with my hearing peer

For the first time in my life, I had a hearing peer relate to my deafness and use hearing technology. And while it wasn’t a 100 percent accurate or complete […]
January 18, 2019
Phonak CROS and cochlear implant

Why I Decided to use a Phonak CROS with my cochlear implant

Eighteen years ago, the week of September 26 was Deaf Awareness Week. Coincidentally, I was also born during this week. During this week and in the months leading up to this […]
March 14, 2018
roger pen

How children with hearing loss can hear 5,300 more words every day

Did you know that children need to hear approximately 45 million words by age four to be ready for school? In fact, research shows that the more words child hear […]
January 23, 2018
dorm life with hearing loss

4 tips for living in a dorm with hearing loss

The transition from your home to a college dorm can be a little scary and confusing, but it’s not all bad. Whether you will be attending college soon, or you’re […]
October 25, 2017
what is a Roger Pen

What is a Roger Pen and is it worth it?

Being aware of the technology and resources available for someone with hearing loss is one of the biggest barriers in accessibility. Rebekah F. Cunningham,  a  Pediatric Business Development Manager at Phonak […]
October 3, 2017
roger pen

Ask Anna: What is a Roger Pen and how does it work?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. Dear Anna, I recently started college and I am trying to decide what hearing accessories will be best […]
September 22, 2017
free roger pen for university students

This is how to get FREE hearing technology at your university

Many college students with hearing loss don't have the tools to hear clearly in the classroom. Here's how to get a free roger pen for university students.
September 15, 2017

Why the Here To Hear Tour is so important to deaf teens

The Here to Hear Tour aims to break down stigmas around hearing loss that burdened me as a student and open a conversation to improve lives.
August 14, 2017
Cici Gregory dancing with hearing loss phonak roger pen

Cici hears to dance

Dancing with hearing loss is a challenge, but Cici has found solutions to hear the music.
July 19, 2017
Phonak Roger accessories

Why I love using Roger hearing technology in the summer

My family loves the summertime and having Roger wireless microphone products to connect with hearing aids makes our summer experiences so much more memorable.  Summer break is here and my […]