August 21, 2019
back to school hearing loss checklist

Back to School Hearing Loss Checklist

Going back to school is an exciting time as it’s a chance to start anew. Of course with new classes, that means new teachers and going through the dreaded “this […]
August 15, 2019
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What I wish I had known about university accessibility as a student with hearing loss

The transition from high school to university is one of the most exciting yet terrifying experiences. I remember lying awake with jittering nerves uncertain about venturing into the unknown. The […]
February 7, 2018
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Three lessons I learned about attending university with hearing loss

Throughout my time at university, I learned a lot about the support a person with hearing loss may need in order to succeed. Spoiler alert, it’s not just about hearing […]
October 3, 2017
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“How can you survive college? You’re deaf!”

“How are you going to survive college?” is one of the many questions my friends asked me as my last year of high school came to a close. I laughed […]
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 18, 2017
college with hearing loss

Teens with hearing loss: Tips for sleepovers and roommates

Even though those problems may never happen, it's helpful to set boundaries and rules when you have a hearing roommate. 
January 5, 2017
10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

10 things no one tells you about being a deaf teen

  Most people think that hearing loss is associated with old age, but in fact anybody can have a hearing loss, including teenagers like me! I’m turning 20 next month, […]
November 14, 2016
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Growing up with Hearing Loss: How I Gained Confidence to be Myself

When I meet a new person, they often have lots of questions about my hearing loss. Did you go to a deaf school? Wow, you speak so well for someone who […]
September 7, 2016
#hearinglosshour

Top tips from September’s #Hearinglosshour

  #HearingLossHour is an hour a month on Twitter for chats about living with hearing loss.  The theme for September’s #HearingLossHour was all about the new academic year – starting […]
July 1, 2016

Studying with Hearing Loss: My tips and experiences as a university student

I’m like most young people. I enjoy meeting new people, travelling and seeing the world, working out, spending time with my friends, learning new things, developing and dreaming of the […]
March 9, 2016
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University students create Phonak-inspired ad

At Phonak, we love seeing the way our hearing technology inspire people’s lives. Recently, we were especially impressed by a video shared with us on social media, by Jacquelyn Zeman, […]