Deaf kid in Tibet: can anyone help?
skifoot at GMAIL.COM
Wed May 30 17:17:01 UTC 2007
do any of you have any connections with Deaf people in Tibet?
It sure would be great to connect this kid with a community!
Have had little time to do SignWriting things, but I hope to change
Kim from Boston
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> Tuesday, May 29, 2007 12:15:03 PM
>> Bulk Message
>> From: "Kerry Thompson" <londongirl21 at hotmail.com>
>> Subject: [Mass_Deaf-Terp] deaf materials for deaf child?
>> To: Mass_Deaf-Terp at yahoogroups.com
>> I just received an email from a friend who does work for an
>> orphanage in
>> Tibet. She encountered a deaf child there and has described his
>> below in an excerpt from my friend's email. If you have any
>> you would like to donate for this little boy, please feel free to
>> email me
>> at londongirl21 at hotmail.com.
>> All the best!
>> Kerry Thompson
>> (part of my friend's email below)
>> If any of your are curious about anything else, please email me and
>> you know if they need it.Â Also, if any of you are curious, there
>> is a
>> boy in the 2nd grade class who has had no special attention or
>> He does not know any sign language and communicates only through
>> He is often very frustrated as are those around him because it is very
>> difficult to know what he is saying.Â I began teaching him the sign
>> language alphabet while I was there and he absolutely loved it and
>> took to
>> it really fast.Â But he doesn't have any books or pictures of the
>> anything.Â I think he would love this and use it a lot, so if any
>> of you
>> are interested in getting him some sign language books, flash
>> cards, or
>> posters please let me know.Â He would need something with clear and
>> Here is the website of the orphanage, the Jatson Chumig Welfare
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