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  • In a Pandemic, Human Connection Is More Important Than Ever

    One of the things the global COVID-19 pandemic confirmed is the importance of human connection to both physical and mental health. As the world lo...
  • Mask Etiquette 2021: When, Where, and How to Wear a Face Mask

    The official mask-wearing guidelines have changed repeatedly over the past 18 months in response to vaccination levels, infection levels, risk lev...
  • How COVID Has Changed Office Etiquette

    More offices across America are opening again, which means that people are slowly starting to return to in-office work. If you haven’t been back ...
  • Tips and Tricks for Holiday Travel During the Pandemic

    With the holidays quickly approaching, millions of Americans are gearing up to travel to see family and friends. However, the pandemic is still lo...
  • Why (Still) Wearing a Mask Is Important

    While the pandemic continues, it can be easy to forget the important role that masks play in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Here’s a look into how wearing a mask helps protect you and those around you.
  • Meet the Woman Behind the Mask

    SmileMask was created to fill a need during the pandemic. From serving communities that are often overlooked to promoting effective communication, SmileMask has a vision, and here is the story of how it came to exist — and of the woman who started it all.
  • How Lip-Reading Benefits Everyone

    While wearing masks helps to keep us safe, masks present new challenges for individuals who depend on lip-reading to communicate. Lip-reading is more important than ever now to ensure effective communication. Read on to discover the art of lip-reading and how everyone can benefit from it.
  • Tips and Tricks on How To Travel During the Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the travel industry, prompting airlines to take safety precautions to help ensure the safety of their crew and passengers. If you’re embarking on a vacation before the end of summer, here’s some important information to keep in mind.
  • ADA-Compliant Masks Are a Must for These Four Industries

    Established in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sought to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all are...
  • How Smiling Benefits Everyone

    When you’re smiling, the whole world smiles with you — so say the lyrics of a classic earworm song. What sounds like a sweet sentiment is actually...
  • Clear Face Masks Show Your Company Cares

    As businesses across the country prepare to return to the office, they’re faced with the reality of new or reinstated mask mandates. After a year ...
  • How Transparent Masks Help Teachers Connect

    Transparent masks for teachers and other adults — face masks with a clear panel that lets the mouth and other facial features show — can help reduce some of the negative effects of wearing masks around children, making it easier to connect and communicate with students.