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READING. The act of making known the contents of a writing or of a printed document.
     2. In order to enable a party to a contract or a devisor to know what a paper contains it must be read, either by the party himself or by some other person to him. When a person signs or executes a paper, it will be presumed that it has been read to him, but this presumption may be rebutted.
     3. In the case of a blind testator, if it can be proved that the will was not read to him, it cannot be sustained. 3 Wash. C C. R. 580. Vide 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2012.

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To assess the achievement level of children with deafness promoted to class one in speech reading (Urdu and English) after receiving early childhood special education for two years.
This may present some confusion for individuals who rely on speech reading.
92) was used to elicit teachers' responses on instructional practices made by them in teaching speech, speech reading, reading recognition, writing and mathematics, on parental involvement and evaluation.
Free speech reading (lip reading) class for the hearing-impaired, meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, Glendale Adult Recreation Center.
Their ability to communicate with others through speech or speech reading was described as nonexistent to limited.
Based on the VCO user's communication preference, the video interpreter will use American Sign Language, English-based Sign Language or an English-based Sign Language (close up) option for those that benefit from speech reading to process their VRS call.

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