[sw-l] Setting up two new SignPuddles....
Shane Gilchrist Ó hEorpa
shane.gilchrist.oheorpa at FRANCISMAGINN.ORG
Thu Jan 20 17:53:29 UTC 2005
Have anyone written to the President of Gally about this?
Would be very interested in his reply.
From: owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
[mailto:owner-sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu] On Behalf Of Valerie Sutton
Sent: 20 January 2005 17:47
To: sw-l at majordomo.valenciacc.edu
Subject: Re: [sw-l] Setting up two new SignPuddles....
January 20, 2005
On Jan 20, 2005, at 9:17 AM, Stuart Thiessen wrote:
> So far, Gally hasn't seen the light yet. The educational leadership
> here in the US generally do not accept the idea of written ASL. As far
> as I am able to determine, their philosophy is English is our written
> language and ASL is our "spoken" language. I disagree with that
> concept (naturally! :) ), but so far we haven't had much success as of
> yet in changing that view. But in the long term, I believe what you
> are suggesting will happen. :)
Thank to you, Stuart and Phillipe, as two Deaf people and as members of
the National Association of the Deaf in the US, you are helping make
that change - Thanks for your hard work in Iowa. How are things going
for you? Any news from the Iowa Association of the Deaf? Val ;-)
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