Friday, March 8, 2013

What it is like to lipread?

"Sometimes I feel guilty that I lipread at all. I fear that I am betraying myself by accepting the conventions of the hearing world. I fear that I lack balance—that I am abandoning the communication tactics that work for me, in order to throw myself headlong at a system that does not care about my needs." Those words come from a piece written by Stanford grad student Rachel Kolb. Learn more about the secrets behind lipreading here.