Cued Speech: Guide

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Lip-Reading Skills

The role of lip-reading and Cued Speech in the processing of phonological information in French-educated deaf children. - Alegria, J., Charlier, B., Mattys, S., (1999)  abstract 


Use of Internal Speech in Reading by Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Students in Oral, Total Communication, and CS Programs - Wandel, J. E., (1990)  full text 


An investigation of speechreading with and without Cued Speech - Gregory, J. (1987).  abstract


CS improves the speechreading capabilities of profoundly deaf students.

  • Clarke, B. & Ling, D. (1976) "The Effects of Using Cued Speech: A Follow-up Study" The Volta Review, 78, 23-24.

CS instruction improved the speechreading ability of hearing subjects.

  • Chilson, R. F. (1979) "Effects of Cued Speech on Lipreading Ability." Master's thesis, University of Rhode Island.
  • Neef, N. & Iwata, B. (1985) "The Development of Generative Lipreading Skills in Deaf Persons Using Cued Speech."
    In Analysis and Intervention in Developmental Disabilities, Vol. 5, pp. 289-305.

CS significantly improved speechreading abilities of prelingually deaf persons. This study analysed the process.

  • Kaplan, H. (1974) "The effects of Cued Speech on the speechreadingability of the deaf."
  • Effects of English Cued Speech on Speech Perception, Phonological Awareness and Literacy. Rees R and Bladel J. Journal of Deafness and Education International, vol 14, no 4 2013.  182-200