HearStrong News & Press


The latest news and press items from the HearStrong Foundation.


Emily Brown Named a HearStrong Champion

Emily Brown Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:27:02 EST

Emily is a HearStrong Champion because she has shown persistence and strength in the face of great challenges....Read More


Vanessa Hunter Named a HearStrong Champion

Vanessa Hunter Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:27:02 EST

Vanessa was born with no hearing ability, and had to learn how to navigate a world where most people were hearing....Read More


Braden Baker Named a HearStrong Champion

Braden Baker Named a HearStrong Champion

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:24:40 EST

Braden is a bright and empathetic young man who has a strong voice, even at a young age. He recognizes the importance of helping others and the power within himself to change the world for the better....Read More


Alexandra Honn Named a HearStrong Champion

Alexandra Honn Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 06:23:39 EST

Alexandra is a HearStrong Champion because she is committed to helping others have fun, and do what they love, regardless of what obstacles they may face. She believes it is important to address issues related to hearing, and she advocates for the use of hearing technology....Read More


Eden Bradley Named a HearStrong Champion

Eden Bradley Named a HearStrong Champion

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 06:32:03 EST

Eden is a HearStrong Champion because she has used her own experiences as an inspiration to help others. She and her family started Ears On, a non-profit organization that recycles used hearing aids and gives them to kids in need. Eden knows how important it is for kids to be able to hear better, and she is determined to make that happen....Read More


Living Like Superman - Mikayla Shares Her Story

Living Like Superman - Mikayla Shares Her Story

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:48:17 EST

HearStrong Champion, Mikayla Dodane, knows what it's like to stay tough in the face of great challenges. Born with hearing loss, Mikayla had to learn to navigate a world where her hearing loss was not always accepted. She also struggled with multiple Cochlear Implant surgeries. Among many hardships, Mikayla has grown into an excellent leader, teammate, and role model for young people with hearing loss. Here's her story....Read More


Alyssa Greymont Named a HearStrong Champion

Alyssa Greymont Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:18:06 EST

Alyssa is a HearStrong Champion because she is a leader in her community and has the ability to inspire others with her strong voice. She is a great role model for other young people with hearing loss....Read More


Dan Carone Named a HearStrong Champion

Dan Carone Named a HearStrong Champion

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:44:25 EST

Dan is a HearStrong Champion because his great accomplishments and advocacy has introduced the possibility of a new future for those with hearing loss....Read More


Hearing Loss and Education: An Interview with Latisha Porter-Vaughn

Hearing Loss and Education: An Interview with Latisha Porter-Vaughn

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:36:10 EST

During his internship with EarQ and HearStrong, Champion Jake deHahn, interviewed another Champion, Latisha Porter-Vaughn on education and hearing loss....Read More


Lily Lieberman Named a HearStrong Champion

Lily Lieberman Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 11:19:49 EST

Lily is a HearStrong Champion because even at a young age, she knows how important it is to advocate for those with hearing devices....Read More


Matthew Ottichian Named a HearStrong Champion

Matthew Ottichian Named a HearStrong Champion

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 10:56:20 EST

Matthew is a HearStrong Champion because he strives to be an inspiration to others, especially to children who are going through what he went through as a child....Read More


Heather Rock Mineo Named a HearStrong Champion

Heather Rock Mineo Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 14:44:21 EST

Heather is a HearStrong Champion due to her strong will and refusal to let obstacles stop her from living her life...Read More


Sarah Smith Named a HearStrong Champion

Sarah Smith Named a HearStrong Champion

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:44:45 EST

With her dedication to help her community and advocacy for those with hearing loss, Sarah embodies HearStrong values....Read More


Shannon Hurlbut Named a HearStrong Champion

Shannon Hurlbut Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:50:55 EST

Shannon prides herself in being an advocate for hearing devices, she believes they provide extensive benefits that help her succeed in all aspects of her life....Read More


HearStrong Champions - Get Involved!

HearStrong Champions - Get Involved!

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 08:01:05 EST

HearStrong depends on volunteers and champions to propel our mission. You can get involved and help make a difference in other's lives....Read More


Ella West Named a HearStrong Champion

Ella West Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 07:30:44 EST

Ella's story highlights the importance of early intervention and hearing screenings. Even at a young age, Ella is an advocate for those born with hearing loss....Read More


Juan Carlos Cornejo Named a HearStrong Champion

Juan Carlos Cornejo Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:29:49 EST

Juan is an advocate for those with hearing loss, and believes more should be done to bridge the gap between the hearing and d/Deaf individuals....Read More


Mikayla Dodane Named a HearStrong Champion

Mikayla Dodane Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:32:35 EST

Mikayla, aka Deaf Magic, doesn't let her hearing loss stop her on the court or in her plans for the future. Discover what else makes her a HearStrong Champion....Read More


Traveling with Hearing Loss: HearStrong Goes to Maine

Traveling with Hearing Loss: HearStrong Goes to Maine

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 12:22:33 EST

HearStrong Champion, Jake deHahn, tells us about his trip family trip to Maine. Read about how he spreads the HearStrong message - even when he's on vacation!...Read More


Sean O'Callaghan Named a HearStrong Champion

Sean O'Callaghan Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 08:34:44 EST

Sean is a HearStrong Champion because he has never let hearing loss get in the way of his dreams...Read More


Cohen Hall Named a HearStrong Champion

Cohen Hall Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 09:03:50 EST

Cohen is helping to show other young kids that they don't need to be afraid of hearing aids and that they can really help you....Read More


From Patient to Professional: Two Local Healthcare Professionals with Hearing Loss Honored as HearStrong Champions

From Patient to Professional: Two Local Healthcare Professionals with Hearing Loss Honored as HearStrong Champions

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:24:45 EST

On Tuesday June 20, 2017, HearStrong held a special ceremony honoring Laurie Morrison and Joey Blitman as HearStrong Champions at EarQ's headquarters in Syracuse, New York....Read More


Bello Razgallah Named a HearStrong Champion

Bello Razgallah Named a HearStrong Champion

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:21:10 EST

Bello is a HearStrong Champion because he has faced great challenges himself, and now works hard to help others....Read More


Hear’s My Story... What’s Yours?

Hear’s My Story... What’s Yours?

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:07:19 EST

HearStrong Champ, Jake deHahn has a great story to tell, but he also wants to hear yours....Read More


Laurie Morrison Named a HearStrong Champion

Laurie Morrison Named a HearStrong Champion

Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:17:28 EST

Laurie has overcome her own challenge with hearing loss. Now, as an audiologist, she has dedicated her life to helping other with hearing loss....Read More


Lexi Vernon Named a HearStrong Champion

Lexi Vernon Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 08:44:26 EST

Lexi is a HearStrong Champion because she has made it a priority to help others with hearing loss feel more confident and get the treatment they need....Read More


Ella Roerden Named a HearStrong Champion

Ella Roerden Named a HearStrong Champion

Tue, 16 May 2017 10:24:09 EST

Ella is a Champion because she doesn't let hearing loss hold her back. Her hearing aid are a natural part of her life, and she loves to educate others about it....Read More


Stu Nunnery Named a HearStrong Champion

Stu Nunnery Named a HearStrong Champion

Thu, 04 May 2017 12:22:57 EST

Stu is a Champion because of his perseverance and dedication to his music, despite all the challenges that came his way....Read More


Caroline Buhner Named a HearStrong Champion

Caroline Buhner Named a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:44:30 EST

Caroline was born legally deaf, but that hasn't stop her from becoming a 4.0 student, playing multiple sports, and doing volunteer work for Hear Indiana....Read More


High School Student Advocates for Those with Hearing Loss and is Celebrated as a HearStrong Champion

High School Student Advocates for Those with Hearing Loss and is Celebrated as a HearStrong Champion

Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:13:10 EST

During AudiologyNOW in Indianapolis, Drew was honored as a HearStrong Champion in front of many hearing health professionals and students....Read More




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