cued speech


The visual communication system that makes use of handshapes and mouth movements to differentiate between the phonemes of spoken language. It is used to help individuals with hearing or language difficulties to visually perceive the fundamental properties of a language.

Alternative label

  • visual communication system using handshapes

  • cued-speech

  • system of manual cues to aid lipreader

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • occupation specific skills and competences

Optional skill/competence of



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