Speechreading and its association with reading among deaf, hearing and dyslexic individuals

  title={Speechreading and its association with reading among deaf, hearing and dyslexic individuals},
  author={Tara Mohammed and Ruth Campbell and Mair{\'e}ad MacSweeney and Fiona Barry and Michael J. Coleman},
  journal={Clinical Linguistics \& Phonetics},
  pages={621 - 630}
Reading and speechreading are both visual skills based on speech and language processing. Here we explore individual differences in speechreading in profoundly prelingually deaf adults, hearing adults with a history of dyslexia, and hearing adults with no history of a literacy disorder. Speechreading skill distinguished the three groups: the deaf group were better speechreaders than hearing controls, who were better than the group with a history of dyslexia. The dyslexic group, while within… Expand
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