Val back at her desk after giving a presentation ;-)
Shane Gilchrist O hEorpa
shane.gilchrist.oheorpa at GMAIL.COM
Wed Sep 12 17:44:51 UTC 2007
thats excellent that you got to do something u really love - talking
in public about signwriting.
Just dont overdo yourself! :-)
On 12/09/2007, Valerie Sutton <dac at signwriting.org> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> September 12, 2007
> Hello SW List Members!
> At 7:00 am this morning I presented SignWriting to a women's club
> here in La Jolla, California. Over breakfast and people rushing to
> work, and arriving late to breakfast and so forth...I tried to
> explain a little about signed languages, deafness, writing signed
> languages, Deaf Education, and the specifics of our SignWriting
> Literacy Project....All this in 20 minutes or less!
> One of the women had a grown Deaf son, and she just happened to be a
> strong Sign Language advocate, after having sad experiences with
> oralism in his childhood, so she was very supportive of the idea of
> writing signed languages and took a bunch of literature to show her
> A lovely woman from India also is interested in taking some materials
> to northern India, so that is great too...
> All in all it was very enjoyable...
> So I will get to your emails now, and Marisa, I have not forgotten
> your request for a definition for those unusual and un-used mouth
> symbols...they are not important for your research since they are not
> used by others...we will find out in a few years whether they will be
> used...it takes time to see how symbols work...
> More soon -
> Val ;-)
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