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“But You Speak So Well”, and Other Comments (And Squeals) Overheard by Lipreading Mom

“But You Speak So Well”, and Other Comments (And Squeals) Overheard by Lipreading Mom

One of the most challenging aspects of my teaching job is lip-reading multiple speakers’ voices during group meetings. When hands go up for Q & A at the end of staff meetings, I try hard to decipher what is being spoken from multiple mouths scattered across the room. Of course, it helps when the meeting … Continue reading

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Mom Goes to Press for Captions

It never ceases to amaze me how strong moms raising special needs children are. This morning, my local newspaper ran an editorial by a mom infuriated by the lack of captioned movies at local theaters. Read the entire Captioning Editorial. A portion of the editorial is also included at the end of my post. Her words, which captivated me … Continue reading