Lipspeakers

Lipspeakers are used by deaf people whose preferred method of communication is speech and lipreading.

A Lipspeaker is a professionally trained person who is easy to lip read and are used by deaf people whose preferred method of communication is speech and lipreading.

A Lipspeaker provides a clearly visible lip pattern, reproducing the rhythm and phrasing that is used by the speaker, also using facial expressions and gestures to support. Lipspeakers are often used to relay a deaf person’s voice.

If requested to, a Lipspeaker can also provide additional support through finger spelling for longer or more complicated words.