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reading

 [rēd´ing]
understanding of written or printed symbols representing words.
lip reading (speech reading) understanding of speech through observation of the speaker's lip movements.

speech reading

use by people with hearing impairment of nonauditory clues as to what is being said through observing the speaker's facial expressions, lip and jaw movements, and other gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading

lip reading

speech read·ing

(spēch rēd'ing)
Use, by people with hearing impairments, of nonauditory clues as to what is being said, acquired by observing the speaker's facial expressions, lip and jaw movements, and other gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading.

speech read·ing

(spēch rēd'ing)
Use, by people with hearing impairments, of nonauditory clues as to what is being said, acquired by observing the speaker's facial expressions and gestures.
Synonym(s): lip reading.
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We find that a minimum sound level is needed for lip-reading to be most effective," says Ma.
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In addition to her private practice, Baker teaches classes in lip-reading, which she describes as the ``third hearing aid,'' primarily of value to those with minimal impairment.
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She travels to different schools in the Santa Clarita Valley checking the students' equipment and working with them one-on-one, improving their lip-reading and auditory skills.
It is extremely difficult on the basis of lip-reading to find out if there are any foundations whatsoever to these allegations.
GLENDALE - A free lip-reading course is being offered this fall by the Glendale Community College Lifelong Learning Seminars program.
THOUSAND OAKS - A program about lip-reading methods for the hard of hearing will be presented Thursday at the Goebel Senior Adult Center.
Delora, who trains and supports the activities of a deaf chorus, usually plays roles as if she has perfect hearing, thanks to her adeptness at lip-reading and an almost-invisible hearing aid she wears.
Firstly, having been born deaf, he ed his lip-reading skills to help him t enlisted and served on the estern Front.
Standard lip-reading software tracks lip twitches, tongue waggles and jaw motions as a person's mouth forms a word.
Steve McCabe, (Lab, Birmingham Selly Oak, gave his support to Action on Hearing Loss's campaign to ensure people with a hearing loss have better access to classes teaching lip-reading, which can improve communication and help people with hearing loss to live full and independent lives.