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lip-reading

a method used by deaf people to comprehend spoken words by interpreting movements of the speaker's lips
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She became so good at lip-reading we didn't know she was doing it."
Lip-reading is the ability to visually perceive the speech of a speaker without using any auditory equipment.9,10
In the residual hearing group, most participants communicated by a combination of two or three strategies, which included spoken language (13 out of 15), lip-reading (8 out of 15), and sign language (11 out of 15), while most of the profound deaf (15 out of 19) communicated only via sign language.
"Lip-reading has been used to pinpoint words footballers have shouted in heated moments on the pitch, but is likely to be of most practical use in situations where there are high levels of noise, such as in cars or aircraft cockpits," she added.
There are not many lip-reading classes around and we are very lucky to have one here.
Others use hearing aids, assistive listening devices, or lip-reading. Deaf and hard of hearing visitors are as diverse as any other group of visitors, so it is best to get to know your audience to understand what will be most effective.
London, Mar 17( ANI ): Chelsea captain John Terry request to not consider lip-reading evidence has been rejected by the Westminster Magistrates' Court in central London during his trial in alleged racist abuse on Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand.
She always remembered and paid tribute to her lip-reading teacher in the Worcester public schools, Miss Madigan.
A NORTH MP yesterday launched a campaign to ensure lip-reading classes are free for the hard of hearing across the country.
A TORY AM wants a shortage of lip-reading classes across the region to be addressed.
Lip-reading shows us the fatherly advice he gave and that alone makes this a must for lovers of the beautiful game.
WARWICKSHIRE students learning lip-reading will feature in BBC2's See Hear programme tomorrow .