Remote Lipspeaking – Top Tips

The lipspeaker makes sure that he/she is clearly visible to the lipreader The lipspeaker should have behind him/her, a solid dark colour background to prevent ‘visual noise’ as sustained lipreading is tiring. Good natural lighting should be on the upper body and face of the lipspeaker without the presence of shadows. Fingerspelling handshapes should be […]

Learn the BSL Alphabet

We want to encourage as many people to learn British Sign Language (BSL) as possible. We invite you and your family to enter our weekly competitions and see how much BSL you can learn whilst we all remain as isolated as possible. Task: Learn the BSL alphabet Competition: To record yourself spelling your full name […]

Meet the Director

  Lesley Weatherson, the Director of Lipspeaker UK is a qualified and registered Level 3 Lipspeaker with nearly 20 years experience in working with deaf, deafened and hard of hearing people. Lesley has achieved British Sign Language qualifications (BSL) Level 3 and is currently studying to obtain BSL Level 6. Previously Lesley was a Registered […]