cued speech


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cued speech

(kyo͞od)
n.
A means of communication in which a speaker uses hand signals to clarify ambiguous mouth movements for lip readers.

cued′ speech′


n.
a method of communication that combines lipreading with the use by the speaker of a system of hand gestures to clarify potentially ambiguous mouth movements.
[1970–75]
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David used Cued Speech and spoken English to communicate in school.
2007) A longitudinal study of the development of reading in deaf children: Effect of Cued Speech.
Cued speech is a phonemically based hand supplement to speech-reading in which hand shapes are based on the sound that letters make rather than the letters themselves.
He does not provide a backdrop for the reader to understand why oral approaches, including Cued Speech, lip-reading, and use of hearing aids, can be ineffective with some individuals, and, for Deaf adults, often painfully evocative of difficult childhood struggles learning to speak when one cannot hear in a world run by heating people.
Cued speech is a system that uses handshapes in different locations along with the natural mouth movements to represent speech sounds.