Enhanced Visual Speech Perception in Individuals With Early-Onset Hearing Impairment
- Lipreading and auditory training. Pegg, K. S. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb1978, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p140
The article urges adults with an acquired hearing loss to take a course of lipreading instruction and auditory training in Great Britain. Lipreading skills can be improved with training, determination and practice, but individual differences seem to persist despite training. One must learn to...
- lip-reading. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p469
An encyclopedia entry for "lip-reading" is presented. It refers to a method of understanding speech by analyzing movements of the mouth and tongue. It is noted that that deaf people usually use lip-reading.
- WHO SAID HANDICAPPED? Lukens, Marie E. // Education Digest;Apr1940, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p14
The article presents a reprint of the article "Who Said Handicapped?," by Marie E. Lukens, which was published in the January 1940 issue of the periodical "Sierra Educational News." According to the author, who was totally deaf since she was about 2 1/2 years old, most city systems in the United...
- Language in a context. Baugniet, Gabriel // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/3/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p68
The article accounts the authors experience being a lip-reader. The author, as an adult, suddenly lost his hearing over a very short period of time. When he began studying the art of lip-reading, assuming that it would just be a matter of practice, and he would already learn everything. He...
- Incremental Difference as Feature for Lipreading. Yannawar, Pravin L.; Manza, Ganesh R.; Gawali, Bharti W.; Mehrotra, Suresh C. // International Journal on Information Technology;Mar2011, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p11
This paper represents a method of computing incremental difference features on the basis of scan line projection and scan converting lines for the lipreading problem on a set of isolated word utterances. These features are affine invariants and found to be effective in identification of...
- speechreading. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2036
A definition of the term "speechreading" is presented. It refers to lip reading.
- Linking visual and kinesthetic imagery in lipreading instruction. De Filippo, Carol Lee; Sims, Donald G. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p244
Explores the linkage of visual and kinesthetic imagery in lipreading instruction among deaf males ages 18-34. Source of video feedback; Timing of feedback; Increased accuracy in identifying items; Response time (RT) during pre- and posttesting; Beneficial effects of multisensory feedback;...
- Enhanced Speechreading in Deaf Adults: Can Short-Term Training/Practice Close the Gap for Hearing Adults? Bernstein, Lynne E.; Auer Jr., Edward T.; Tucker, Paula E. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2001, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p5
Presents information on a study which investigated the effects of short-term training/practice on group and individual differences in deaf and hearing speechreaders. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion on the study; Conclusions.
- Masking of speech in young and elderly listeners with hearing loss. Souza, Pamela E.; Turner, Christopher W. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Jun94, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p655
Examines the contributions of various properties of background noise to the speech recognition difficulties experienced by young and elderly listeners with hearing loss. Results indicating difficulties in speech recognition for monosyllables are due primarily to the presence of sensorineural...