Introducing, Francisco.

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Fri Jul 7 00:32:47 UTC 2006

SignWriting List
July 6, 2006

Fernando from Centro de Estudos Inclusivos, in Brazil wrote:
> Hello Val and everyone else:
> This is Francisco Lima, and this my first time writing to the list.
> Thanks, Val, for inviting me.
> I am writing from Brazil and english is not my native language. I  
> speak portuguese.
> I am a professor of inclusive education at the Universidade Federal  
> de Pernambuco  and coordinator of the Center of Inclusive Studies  
> I am pretty much interested in SignWriting and its raised-line  
> configuration
> I hope to learn alot from you, exchange ideas and get literature on  
> SW.
> Best,
> Francisco Lima


Hello Dr Lima!
Welcome to the SignWriting List! I am glad you could join us

Brazil has so many brilliant computer people, and beautiful Brazilian  
Sign Language, which I understand is called LIBRAS. Perhaps you have  
seen our SignWriting in Brazil section on our website?

SignWriting in Brazil

and the software from Brazil, for download?

Download SignWriting Software

SW Edit, for example, is one of many Brazilian programs developed for  

I hope to update the section on Brazil one of these  
days are so many new developments with SignWriting  
in Brazil...and your email is one of them ;-)

Next message I will post your questions to me and try to answer them  
the best I can!

Val ;-)

Valerie Sutton
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