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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 […]

Meet the members: Loughborough Lipreading Group

Loughborough Lipreading GroupLoughborough Lipreading Group is a large and friendly class of mixed-ability for people with varying degrees of hearing loss. Before COVID, the group held regular face-to-face lipreading classes.  Like many other social groups, they were no longer able to meet up together in person once the social distancing measures were imposed at local and national […]

Lipreading Awareness Week: 9th-15th September

Lipreading Awareness Week: 9th-15th SeptemberToday is the start of Lipreading Awareness Week 2019, organised by the Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults (ATLA). The week runs from 9th-15th September and is an opportunity to raise awareness of lipreading across the UK. There are lots of free lipreading taster sessions taking place across the country during this week. Head […]

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019

Banbridge group awarded funding for 2019Congratulations to our affiliated group and club – Banbridge Lipreading Group – for successfully obtaining funding to run lipreading classes in 2019. Run by Rathfriland couple Les and Ramona Williams, the classes support people of all ages in Banbridge, Northern Ireland and other areas. The funding will allow the group to continue to run classes […]

Places left on beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

There’s still time for you to join a free two-year beginners course in lipreading in Edinburgh. Run by the charity Deaf Action, these classes offer hard of hearing adults the chance to boost confidence and communication. It also provides information and support to help manage hearing loss. Classes are relaxed, friendly & fun! Meet others […]

Free beginners lipreading course – Edinburgh

The Scottish charity Deaf Action is to host a free lipreading course for adults in Edinburgh. The two-year programme is for adults who have a hearing loss and want to boost their confidence and communication skills by learning to lipread. The course offers information and support to manage your hearing. It is a great way […]

New term of lipreading classes starts next month – Northern Ireland

New term of lipreading classes starts next month - Northern IrelandA new 8-week term of the Banbridge Lipreading Group will begin next month (October) in two communities in Northern Ireland. The first class will begin at the Tesco Outlet Centre, Banbridge, BT32 4LF in its Community Room from Thursday 11th October. A second 8-week block of lipreading classes will also begin in Armagh from Tuesday […]

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