University of Edinburgh

Lipreading Issues

Presented in December 2005


This presentation provided a mixture of theory, practical exercises and discussion.

The day provided invaluable information and insights to Teachers of Deaf Children, Speech and Language Therapists and other professionals involved with deaf children in the context of lip/speechreading.

Presenters: Mary Dowell, SSC & St Vincent’s School for the Deaf
Fiona Jarvis, Clinical Lead, Speech and Language Therapist in Hearing Impaired and Dual Sensory Impairment, Greater Glasgow NHS Trust, Yorkhill Division
Mary McDevitt, Level III Lipspeaker and trainer, Deaf Action and colleague


10.20 am Introduction Mary Dowell

10.30 am A Mixture of theoretical and practical issues associated with Lipreading including:

the value of collaborative working;