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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The viral "Bad Lip Reading" video was only up for a couple of hours, but it has already gained nearly half a million views.
Moallem is of the opinion that such handheld devices may make it easier for deaf people to follow conversations than with lip reading alone, which requires a great deal of concentration.
Among suggested accommodations are use of a microphone and facilitating the student's lip reading. Other topics briefly covered are detecting a hearing impairment and difficulties for the hearing impaired such as poor communication with peers.
Lip reading courses for people with impaired hearing are to be launched in Dudley.
For example, the costs of sending a blind child to school primarily to learn braille or sending a deaf child to school primarily to learn lip reading are deductible.
Although those classified as profoundly deaf cannot aurally comprehend speech even with the most powerful hearing aids, educators teach lip reading and students use hearing devices to amplify any residual hearing.
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The college already runs very popular classes in sign language, as well as lip reading classes for people who are losing their hearing.
Lip reading might be an avenue I could go down - because I didn't abuse or swear at the ref."
Former journalist and social worker Rees, 35, said: "The thing that helped me get good at lip reading was that my parents didn't try to cocoon me.
Please write for course details to: The Lip Reading Teachers' Course, Manchester Metropolitan University, Elizabeth Gaskell Campus, Hathersage Road, Manchester, M13 0JA.