October 26, 2020
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‘The Bachelor’ finally has a deaf contestant

The reality TV dating show ‘The Bachelor’ has so far never had a deaf contestant, until now. Abigail Heringer was born deaf and wears a cochlear implant.
October 9, 2020
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‘Deaf U’ on Netflix follows Gallaudet University students

"Deaf U" chronicles a group of Deaf and hard of hearing students at Gallaudet University as they navigate their daily lives while preparing for post-graduate life.
March 2, 2020
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How my hearing loss inspired a career in entertainment

The world of TV and film has always been incredibly captivating to me. My hearing loss inspired me to pursue a career in entertainment.
March 5, 2018

‘The Silent Child’ wins Oscar for Live Action Short Film

'The Silent Child' wins an Oscar for Live Action Short Film. The groundbreaking short film written is based on the stories of many deaf children around the world without access to proper language or education.
February 27, 2018
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Can’t hear the T.V.? 3 tips for watching television with hearing loss

Can't hear the TV? It may be the first sign of hearing loss.Here three tips for watching television with hearing loss.
November 7, 2017
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Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown joins list of celebrities opening up about hearing loss

Thirteen-year-old actress Millie Bobby Brown has gained international attention for her role as Eleven in the hit science fiction-horror Netflix series, but recently she been in the news for another topic: […]
August 10, 2017
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Why TV is good for people with hearing loss

TV can play an important role in one’s life – especially those with hearing loss.
January 24, 2017
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Making sense of subtitles: Wrongly captioned Trump inauguration goes viral

Subtitles from a children’s TV show were shown alongside the coverage of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. The wrong captions went viral.
December 9, 2016

This is how you should actually talk about deaf people in Pop Culture

It’s great that more deaf people in Pop Culture are helping break down stigmas of hearing loss. But there are some things to remember when portraying them.
November 21, 2016
Is an Audiologist a Doctor? Married to Medicine Houston

Is an Audiologist a Doctor? Analyzing the ‘Married to Medicine’ debate

The reality TV show “Married to Medicine Houston,” recently exposed an interesting question: Is an audiologist a doctor?
August 18, 2016
Tips for using the Phonak Roger Pen

7 Tips for using a Phonak Roger Pen

Being able to use discrete hearing technology is nice because it allows me to hear better without being too obvious about my needs. The Phonak Roger Pen, a hearing-aid compatible […]
February 24, 2015

When Do You Wear or Remove Your Hearing Aids?

As somebody with mild/medium hearing loss, I guess wearing hearing aids are more of a choice than a necessity for me. I mean, I functioned without them for nearly 40 […]