Sounds Good Blog
Mom is the best therapy
18. October 2017
By Louise Kaben, Program Manager Hear the World Foundation
When little Alejandro first heard his mother’s voice, it was a milestone in the life of the four-year-old: he could hear. The ...
The satisfaction of doing the right thing
23. September 2017
By Ora Buerkli, Member of the Hear the World Foundation Board and VP Global Audiology at Phonak
I’ve been on the advisory board of the Hear the World Foundation since its ...
10 tips for teens with hearing loss
20. September 2017
By guest authors Stephanie Olson and Lynne Canales, Children's Hospital Colorado, Board Members, Hands & Voices Colorado
The adventure of adolescence is full of discovery and challenges – socially and within ones ...
A powerful voice for conscious hearing
28. August 2017
Marc Sway, the half-Brazilian and half-Swiss musician became a Hear the World ambassador in 2017. In May, he visited one of the foundation's projects in São Paulo to give hope to ...
Five reasons to Protect Your Hearing
27. August 2017
We live in a visual world in which the significance of being able to hear well is often underestimated. Our hearing is the most powerful human sensory organ, which has a huge ...
Protect your hearing and give others the power to hear
19. June 2017
Summer time is the festival and concert season. Live events bring a lot of fun, but can also have consequences for our hearing. Jackson Mann from Minneapolis (US) had to learn it ...
Improve your hearing through singing
23. May 2017
Have you ever thought about joining a choir? Singing in a choir is fun and fosters a sense of community; but it can also do a lot more than that. Choral singers ...
“The greatest disadvantage is the barriers in the heads of people around me.”
24. April 2017
In our series INTERVIEW, we present people who have made an exceptional contribution to support people with hearing loss. One such individual is Jonas Straumann, a 22 year-old true all-rounder: publisher of ...
Hearing despite profound hearing loss
24. March 2017
The cochlear implant (CI) is the only medical device that can partially restore a human sense – hearing. This probably sounds quite technical and abstract at first, but for people with profound hearing ...