October 29, 2019
help deaf teens advocate

How to help deaf teens advocate for themselves

Valli Vida Gideons' teenage son was able to stand up for himself in an unfair situation. Learn how to help deaf teens advocate for themselves.
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 […]
June 7, 2019
hearrings

How to make DYI “hearrings” for hearing aids

There are many different ways to decorate and bedazzle your hearing aids. Whether it is using tape, stickers or jewelry. Ellie, a teenager with hearing loss, shows us her favorite […]
April 11, 2019

Watch: A Day in the Life of a Teen Musician with Hearing Loss

April 5, 2019
CES awards

Showing off my Phonak Marvel hearing aids at the CES awards

My Marvel hearing aids really help me in loud social situations, when I am working at a smoothie shop, and playing in my school band.
April 1, 2019

Watch: What is it like to be a deaf teenager?

Watch “Day in the Life of a Deafie,” on YouTube as teenagers Natalie, Finn, and Isaac, take us through their day-to-day life as a teenager with hearing loss.
March 18, 2019

What my debate competitions taught me about advocacy

December 11, 2018
teen advisor

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Finn

December 4, 2018
Phonak teen advisor

Meet Phonak Teen Advisor Isaac

October 26, 2017

How to feel more confident with your hearing loss

5 ways to feel more confident with hearing loss
August 8, 2017

Study: Teen boys more likely to have hearing loss

A new study reports the rates of hearing loss among teens is stable but more prevalent in specific segments.
January 18, 2017
Classroom tips for Teens with Hearing Loss

Teens with Hearing Loss: How to be an advocate for your education

Finding out what works best for you in school can be frustrating. It's hard to pinpoint what accommodations help classroom learning. Here are my tips:
December 29, 2016
deaf memes

8 Memes that Describe the Deafie Struggle

November 14, 2016
living with hearing loss

Growing up with Hearing Loss: How I Gained Confidence to be Myself

November 10, 2016
decorating hearing aids

Why I Decorate My Hearing Aids

September 1, 2016
Deaf person facing discrimination in the classroom

My teacher told me I shouldn’t… because I am deaf

July 28, 2016

Study: Risky listening habits causing tinnitus in teens

An alarming number of young people are experiencing tinnitus from being exposed to loud music.
July 26, 2016

Top 5 date spots for couples with hearing loss

If your partner has hearing loss, it's important that when choosing somewhere to go on a date, each person is comfortable in the location.
October 4, 2015

Eloise Garland “takes over” Phonak’s Instagram