Lipspeaker Selection Day

Are you interested in becoming a Lipspeaker? There will be a selection day taking place on 24th January 2020 Farnborough, Hampshire. If you are interested in coming along please contact us.

LEONARDO: Guided Tour with Lipspeaker Support

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace Tuesday, 1 Oct 2019 18:30 – 20:30 £6.70 Join exhibition curator Martin Clayton for a guided tour through Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing. Booking essential. Eligible for 1-Year Pass. If you have a 1-Year Pass, please contact our Bookings team on 0303 123 7340 to book your ticket […]

Christmas Presents for Gosport

The Lipspeaker UK elves have been busy this Christmas wrapping presents for children in crisis. Director Lesley has the idea to help those less fortunate when donating to Crisis for Christmas meals. “What about the children? They need food, of course, but Santa must deliver too!” And so he will. 30 families in her home […]

Lipspeaker Training – ‘Harley & Me’

Harley, the Hearing Dog Harley stole the show at the latest lipspeaker training weekend in Birmingham. Harley’s owner Tom gave a humorous and insightful delivery to the trainees about how his dogs have given him the confidence to live a full and meaningful life after acquiring hearing loss. “Life was very different before learning about […]

‘Russia, Royalty and the Romanovs’: Guided Tour With Lipspeaking Support

Director of Lipspeaker UK Ltd, Lesley Weatherson, will be lipspeaking once again for Royal Collection Trust. Where? The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace When? Tuesday 29th January 2019 – 18:30 – 20:30 Cost? £6 per person For more information and to book your place please visit The Royal Collection Trust.        

Lipreading Awareness Week – Evolution of Communication

This year, I am celebrating a decade as a deaf person. I say ‘celebrating’ very specifically… 10 years ago, when I lost my hearing, I had a very different view and because of my own ignorance about deafness, and indeed communication access, I resigned myself to believing that I was unable to take a job […]

Lipreading Awareness Week – Lipspeakers and me

I have used lipspeakers for twenty years to provide communication support in the workplace, to readily access information which is all too often taken for granted by hearing colleagues. Without lipspeakers, I would never know my role in the workplace or the tasks I am supposed to undertake. Moreover, lipspeakers have helped me realise how […]

Lipreading Awareness Week – All about the Lips

All Eyes on the Lips! or It’s all about the Lips! When you think of lipreading and lipspeaking you notice that they are intertwined. Both words contain ‘lip’, a part of our mouth, and the actual main body part that I and most other deaf people focus on with our eyes for communication support (hearing […]