Kelly Jo - Canadian Association?

Tini Pel tinipel at ONLINK.NET
Sun Jan 7 03:21:17 UTC 2007

Kelly Jo and Shane,
That is a fantastic idea. I would love to be able to get together  
with other Sign Writers and exchange and learn more.
I do not have a school, but I am sharing my knowledge of signing with  
some hearing adults. One is a librarian, one doctor, several nurses.  
I did work with children for a while and they were interested in S W.  
but not the adults.
I am hearing myself.
If you want to set up a Canadian Association I would be interested..
Tini Pel

On 6-Jan-07, at 2:59 PM, Shane Gilchrist O hEorpa wrote:

> Kelly Jo,
> another possibiliy here is...
> you could go and set up a Canadian Association for Sign Writing - or
> something like that.
> Some of us have set up European SignWriters Organisation (some ll say
> SignWriting) in Brussels to support the development of SW in Europe -
> we are being slow but more and more people are picking up on SW. Our
> first ESWO symopsium did lead to more schools getting involved - and
> have impressed the Japanese people!
> It will take time but you will get there - just get a few deaf
> teachers/lecturers together in Canada, say Western Canada and the rest
> will be good.
> Shane @ ESWO

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