An Opportunity to Learn Lipreading at Badger Farm
Do you dread being in a situation where people are all talking together but you are unable to decipher the conversation between them? Then come and join a fun and informative Lipreading Class and learn some skills to help you cope in this and other situations. Join us in a safe, friendly and unthreatening environment. Regain confidence and reduce the feelings of isolation often felt by people with a hearing loss.
More about Lipreading
Lipreading is a vital communication skill for people who are deaf or hard of hearing that can help tackle isolation. It is widely recognised that lipreading can help people of all ages, with any degree of hearing loss to communicate better.—Action on Hearing Loss
Lipreading involves identifying the different shapes that sounds make on the lips, learning techniques to fill in the gaps of speech that you can’t hear and using clues from the context of the conversation.
Read more in Action on Hearing Loss’ “Learning to Lipread” factsheet.