Do you have hearing loss? Are you interested in how different types of communication support work? Are you a manager or human resources professional interested in this topic? Or are you the relative or friend of a person who has lost hearing?
Lipspeaking provides a silent, lipreadable version of spoken English. A lipspeaker can use facial expression and finger-spelling to support meaning.
SSE provides a combination of lipreadable English and signs from British Sign Language (BSL). It normally follows English language structures.
British Sign Language
BSL is a recognised British language. It has its own distinct grammar and uses facial expression, hand shapes and upper body movement to convey language.