August 5, 2020
YouTube community captions to end

YouTube Ends Community Captions

YouTube community caption feature is scheduled to end in September 2020. The deaf community is calling on YouTube to reverse its decision.
May 13, 2020
Deaf YouTuber

Meet Jazzy Whipps, a Deaf YouTuber from the UK

Jasmine Whipps, best known as Jazzy, started her YouTube channel just over five years ago. Now the 20-year-old from the UK has over 200,000 subscribers. She’s a deaf YouTuber and […]
March 18, 2020
YouTubers with hearing loss

Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss

Need something new to watch? YouTube is becoming increasingly popular, with the rise of deaf vloggers. Check out these YouTubers with hearing loss.
January 14, 2020
hearing loss vlog

Watch: Deaf, out and proud with hearing loss

In his hearing loss vlog, Luke discusses topics about working, dating, making friends and growing up with hearing loss. Watch on YouTube.
March 8, 2019
How to Ask Someone about their Hearing Loss

How to ask someone about their hearing loss

  A lot of people can feel uncomfortable to to ask questions about my hearing loss because they are afraid they are going to offend me or hurt my feelings. […]
February 18, 2019
unilateral hearing loss in kids

Watch: Life as a Pre-Teen with Unilateral Hearing Loss

What are the solutions for Unilateral hearing loss in kids? Phoebe shares her story about her UHL hearing loss in a YouTube series.
December 7, 2017

Watch: Can deaf people drive?

A question that is frequently asked is, can deaf people drive? Phonak hEARo and YouTuber Jessica Flores shows us that yes of course they can!
December 1, 2017

Watch: What you should know about hearing aids

Do you know how hearing aids work? Phonak hEARo and YouTuber Jessica Flores explains what you should know about hearing aids.
October 26, 2017

How to feel more confident with your hearing loss

5 ways to feel more confident with hearing loss
October 18, 2017

D.J. Demers: “I never wanted to be the hearing aid guy”

The sound of the metal aerosol container resonates across the parking lot as D.J. Demers shakes the black spray paint vigorously.  Standing outside the RV that has become his second […]
October 10, 2017
How to decorate hearing aids

How to decorate hearing aids like Jessica Flores

It’s 9:13 in the morning, and comedian D.J. Demers is live-streaming with Facebook fans on Day 8 of the Here To Hear Tour, as he sits in the hotel courtyard […]
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.
September 1, 2017
here to hear comedy tour DJ Demers

Deaf comedian’s epic road trip to break down hearing loss stigmas

D.J. Demers is ready to break down stigmas around hearing loss through the power of laughter. The Here to Hear Tour begins in October
June 30, 2017
hard of hearing

This is how to talk to people newly diagnosed with hearing loss 

Are you new to having hearing loss, or know someone who was recently diagnosed with hearing loss? These communication tips will help!
May 26, 2017

Watch: How to decorate your hearing aids

  Decorating hearing aids is a great way to show off individual style and increase confidence. Phonak hEARo Jessica Flores walks us through one way to decorate hearing aids. “It’s […]
May 25, 2017

Deaf gamers find new way to make competitive gaming accessible

Streamed games don't usually have a live captioning tool, alienating hard of hearing gamers. One deaf gamer is trying to change that.
April 24, 2017
baby sign language video

Watch: Adorable baby thrilled by Grandma’s sign language

A video of a deaf grandmother and baby girl is winning the hearts of many, especially those raising children with sign language. Shari Joy McMahon uploaded the video of her […]
February 24, 2017

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

Sign language has shown to be an effective communication method with all babies, but one dad and daughter duo is proving how equally cute it can be.  In a video […]
September 26, 2016
NoMoreCraptions

Deaf YouTuber begins campaign for better captions #NoMoreCraptions

As a profoundly deaf teenager, I want to be like my fellow peers who watch YouTube, but I can’t always because there aren’t proper captions. Auto-generated captions are often wrong, […]
February 5, 2016

My favorite YouTubers (who caption!)

Captioning on YouTube has been a hot topic in the deaf/Hard of Hearing world lately, especially among teenagers. YouTuber Rikki Poynter – Pikachu lover and advocate for closed captioning, who’s also […]