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Lipreading classes – a lifeline to people with hearing loss in lockdown and beyond

By Lorraine Braggins Everyone felt cut off from friends and family during lockdown. But for those with hearing loss, feeling isolated can be a daily occurrence even in normal times. Losing your hearing can have a drastic effect on every day communication with family, friends, colleagues and people you encounter out and about in daily […]

Lipreading teachers celebrate being the first to train completely online

A group of trainee lipreading teachers have celebrated becoming the first ever to complete their teacher training fully online. The trainees at City Lit in London started the course in October last year via Zoom due to Coronavirus restrictions affecting the way the course has been delivered. Trainers Fiona Pickett and Lorraine Braggins adapted the […]

City Lit launches online lipreading classes for beginners

Lipreading Awareness WeekCity Lit in London is now offering its Lipreading and Managing Hearing Loss classes online for the first time, starting next month (October).   If you have recently noticed changes in your hearing or you are having difficulty following a conversation even though you may wear a hearing aid, lipreading can really improve communication.   Learning to lipread can help you […]

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