Advice on Lipreading [offsite link]
If you choose to attempt to use the method of lipreading with a Deaf person, please visit this site for helpful advice.
ATLA - Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults [offsite link]
This is a UK based organization, covering the area of teaching lipreading to adults.
Difficulties of Lip reading
Even fully hearing people do not hear everything. What we don’t hear is filled in giving the impression we have heard everything. For the deaf the gaps are bigger and our brains have to fill in a lot more .
Finding Lip Reading Classes
Is there really a class for lip reading? Yes in fact there are many and teachers can be trained so they can help you learn better.
How we lip read [offsite link]
This offers wonderful insight for those who feel that the Deaf should communicate via lipreading.
Learn more about Lip reading [offsite link]
Learn more about lip reading skills
Lipreading [offsite link]
This site gives some useful information about how to assist someone who lipreads.
Lipreading [offsite link]
Here are some leaflets that can be downloaded in PDF format, which will assist those who lipread.
Lipreading - why would you need it?
Lip reading, why do you need it? If you are sometimes having trouble understanding speech, one of the best things you can do for yourself is learn lip reading. Learning lip reading can help you communicate better even if you can't hear everything.
Lipreading Defined [offsite link]
A detailed article in the people´s encyclopaedia about Lip reading
Lipreading Explanation [offsite link]
This site offers a brief insight into how the Deaf feel about lipreading.
Lipreading helps people to cope with hearing loss [offsite link]
Here is some basic information about lipreading with links to lots of other deafness related areas.
Lipreading, speechreading and the hearing-impaired
Both Deaf and hearing individuals use different methods of communication. While one relies heavily on speech tone, the other relies heavily on sign language.
Misconceptions of Lipreading [offsite link]
Valuable information on misconceptions of lipreading and hearing aid use.
Testing Lip Reading
How good is lip reading? Can people really read lips without any sound and understand what is being said?
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