Lip Reading Classes


Enables students to develop and practice the lipreading skills necessary for social functioning. Presents information designed to help the student better understand their own hearing loss.

Classes offered as part of the Saddleback College Emeritus Education program.

To participate, you must first be a registered Student at Saddleback College.

Laguna Woods Village Residents can visit the Emeritus Institute office in Clubhouse 7 for registration assistance and class schedules.   The Emeritus on-campus office at Clubhouse 7 can be reached at 949-770-9669 and is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM.   

Emeritus Students

The Saddleback College Emeritus Institute was established as a unique educational opportunity for the pursuit and enhancement of lifelong learning for the adult population. As an integral part of the Saddleback College curriculum, the Emeritus Institute is a leader in providing challenging and rewarding programs specifically designed for older adults.

For more information, frequently asked questions, and a list of classes for the Emeritus Institute program, please visit the Emeritus Institute website.

Steps for Enrollment

  1. Complete and Submit an Application for Admission

    Apply online or visit theEmeritus Institutewebsite for a paper application form.

  2. Register for Classes

    Follow these directions to register for classes.

  3. Pay Fees

    If fees are not paid by the class payment deadline, the class will be dropped. Please visit the Student Payment Office Website for more information.

Lip reading classes take place at:

Florence Sylvester Memorial Senior Center
23721 Moulton Pkwy
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 380-0155

This meeting room has a hearing loop.  Just use your t-coil equipped hearing aids to hear every word.  Read hearing loop vs. hearing aids alone

Classes are traditionally offered during the Fall and Spring College Semesters.

Emeritus Special Education – Spring 2020  1/13/2020 to 5/20/2020

Visit Saddleback College at for Class Schedules.

There are no charges associated with enrollment for Laguna Woods Village Residents. Parking fees may apply for non-residents.

Class size is limited to 25 people only due to fire marshall regulations, and classes fill quickly.

Instructor:  Penny Flaherty  Email:

Updated 1-17-2019