Term Cued Speech Instruction
Code LR-8000.0500-150
Definition Programs that teach individuals with hearing impairments to communicate by utilizing a system that is designed to clarify lip reading by use of simple hand movements (cues) that are used simultaneously with speaking to help a person distinguish sounds that look the same on the lips, e.g., "p" and "b". The approach significantly enhances lip reading ability and has been used with people who may not be able to learn entirely through amplified hearing.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/7/11
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External Classification Terms Deaf & Hearing Impaired Centers (NTE P87)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Outpatient Rehabilitation (UW 2.1.04.02)
Rehabilitation of Hearing Impaired (NPC E12.10)
Rehabilitative Care (NTE E50)
Related Concepts Deafness/Hearing Impairments
Disabilities
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References “Beginnings for Parents of Hearing Impaired Children” (a parent manual), Beginnings, 1316 Broad St., Durham, NC, 27705. Citations with permission.

“Communication Options? What Does That Mean?”, American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) website, http://www.entnet.org/healthinfo/hearing/hearing_loss_communication.cfm

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