To destigmatize hearing loss, modern technology and industry-leading expert, Phonak, took a unique approach to raising awareness among the college-aged demographic. With 1 of every 4 college students suffering from hearing loss, taking a hard of hearing, award-winning comedian, D.J. Demers, to college campuses across the country was the perfect solution to being heard on this sensitive topic.
Shattering stigmas about hearing loss through the power of laughter.
On the Here to Hear Comedy Tour, D.J. Demers traveled over 9,000 miles in 30 days, visiting 18 universities and two college conventions, posting daily vlogs and performing shows where he shared stories about life with hearing loss and evoked audible laughs around the country.