Author Archives: Lesley Weatherson

Accessible Information Standard

From the 31st July 2016, all NHS England and adult social care services must follow a new set of rules called the Accessible Information Standard. The Standard tells health professionals what they MUST do to improve communication and accessibility for … Continue reading

ALS AGM & Winter Workshop 2015

On Saturday 7th November, our members attended our Winter Workshop and AGM. The day began with guest speaker Dan Sumners from Signature, who gave a comprehensive presentation regarding the NRCPD complaints procedure, in addition to answering questions put to Dan in a ‘Q and … Continue reading

Lipspeaking at Magna Carta 800 Celebration!

Two of our experienced lipspeakers, Carol and Tony, were fortunate to be lipspeaking at the Magna Carta 800 celebration event at Runnymede on Monday 15 June. The event was attended by The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Prince William, Princess Anne … Continue reading

Register Your Interest!

Events for Lipreaders There are now a number of different groups and London institutions offering excellent and varied programmes with access for lipreaders through provision of NRCPD Registered lipspeakers at their events. These programmes are open to all with no … Continue reading

Sara Scanlon, Lipspeaker blog.   Read about Sara, NRCPD registered level 3 lipspeaker talking about her work.

Membership is now due!

ALS membership for 2014-2015 is now due! To all Lipspeakers please see our ‘Membership‘ page.

Association of Lipspeakers 2013 AGM and Conference

  10 am – 4 pm Saturday 2nd November 2013 Jurys Inn Birmingham         10.00 am           Arrival and Registration                               Drinks are available from Jurys at £3 each       10.30 am            Welcome and Introduction by ALS                               … Continue reading

Why I Use Lipspeakers by Jane Cordell

Why do I choose lipspeakers at work? Deaf since early adulthood, I have been using lipspeakers at work for over a decade. Lipspeaking has changed my life and supported me in a career which I would never had thought possible … Continue reading

Lipspeakers at Chorley REACH Event

Laura Bradbury and Lesley Hind took time out of their busy lipspeaking schedules to promote the Association of Lipspeakers (ALS) at the REACH event in Chorley, and were fortunate to have a visit from the Mayor! Laura writes: The Reach … Continue reading

Our NEW Ambassadors

The Association Of Lipspeakers are very pleased to announce our new and wonderful Ambassadors: Jane Cordell, Suzie Jones, Sarah Ellis. More information to follow, watch this space!      

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