AW: Happy Birthday Stefan!

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Oct 5 18:23:04 UTC 2010

SignWriting List
October 5, 2010

Thank you, Stefan, for your message below. I feel very lucky to have an opportunity to work with you too...

And thanks for this beautiful card, which says "Today is beautiful" in ASL....  Val ;-)

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From: Stefan Wöhrmann <stefanwoehrmann at>
Date: October 5, 2010 10:56:07 AM PDT
To: "'Valerie Sutton'" <sutton at>
Subject: AW: Happy Birthday to Stefan Woehrmann! ;-)

Hi Valerie and sw-list, 

Thank you for remembering and for the very beautiful gift of this birthday
song written in ASL ..How kind!

And thank you for your willingness to discuss SignWriting, and to support
all of us in so many

I am a very lucky person to have this opportunity to know you for such a
long time. 

Your birthday message with all the kind words started the day with a smile -

Thank you very much 

Stefan ;-) 

-----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Valerie Sutton [mailto:sutton at] 
Gesendet: Sonntag, 3. Oktober 2010 18:44
An: SignWriting List
Cc: Valerie Sutton; Stefan Woehrmann
Betreff: Happy Birthday to Stefan Woehrmann! ;-)

SignWriting List
October 3, 2010

Stefan Woehrmann is an innovative and brilliant teacher of Deaf students at
the Osnabruck School for the Deaf in Osnabruck, Germany, and because of
Stefan, the mouth movements of Mouthing words, and the visual look of
speech, when speaking words, can be written using SignWriting symbols
combined with some adjustments that Stefan created. Stefan standardized a
way to write Mouthing and Speech. When writing Speech, we call it
Woehrmann's SpeechWriting, and I am so happy and proud of these
developments...the more innovation and new developments the better for the
world, and Stefan has had success with teaching his Deaf students language,
using SignWriting and SpeechWriting, and some of his students are actually
speaking better too, with his total dedication to their education - A great
teacher deserves to be recognized.

Happy Birthday, Stefan!

Here is the Happy Birthday Song in ASL.
It says:
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday to you.
Happy Birthday person Stefan.
Happy Birthday to you.

All with smiles!!

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