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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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It goes on to say: 'Even where lip-reading classes are available, many are not free'.
The row over the incident convinced the committee not to use lip-reading for punishing players
Lip-reading classes provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in which to learn with other deaf and hard of hearing people.
I'd found a report by a Professor Summerfield of the Medical Research Council Institute of Hearing Research, Nottingham, who tested Jessica Rees's lip-reading skills.
Individuals with deafness from an oral/aural background may depend on speech and lip-reading skills and may choose to be involved primarily with people who can hear.
has launched research and development on a lip-reading cellular phone that would allow people to have conversations without actually speaking, company officials said Friday.
Emphasizing speech and lip-reading with the expressed goal of mainstreaming deaf children, oralism challenged the manual method, and with it the attributes of Deaf culture.
However, if one were to invite a totally blind person and a totally deaf person to the same social gathering, chances are the blind person would be the life of the party, while the deaf person without benefit of a hearing aid or lip-reading skill would be a virtual recluse.
Now, by pairing our Snap video relay services with Ojo Personal Video Phones, people who communicate with American Sign Language or through lip-reading have an exciting new way to call friends and colleagues, family members, and business and professional services.
If only we had known when we were young we are lip-reading.
However, it's context is what helps lip-reading, Joon Son Chung from the university's Department of Engineering said.
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.