Chronicle of a deaf audiologist

Learning How to Read Lips No. 8

Lipreading instruction helps you to learn how to make educated guesses. If you know which sounds look alike, you can make a quick substitution in your mind when the first thing you see or hear doesn’t make sense.

Try this example with the Beatles song, “Yesterday.”



Information about lipreading classes can be found at

Also check out my free Lipreading Challenge on YouTube.

  • Photo credit:  © Alan Fortune

    Sandra Vandenhoff

    Dr. Sandra Vandenhoff is an audiologist with hearing loss, founder of HEARa, Hearing Rehabilitation teacher, and Canadian author, who does not remember saying on her first day of wearing hearing aids: "Mom, I can hear my shoelaces!"

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