sign writing AMAZING!!

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Wed Mar 27 20:36:06 UTC 2013

SignWriting List
March 27, 2013

Welcome Theresa!

Your message is amazing too…. Thank you for sharing with us … great to feel your enthusiasm ;-)

Maybe your students will enjoy our ASL Wikipedia? - Have you seen the articles written in ASL? Can your students read the articles?

Take a look…

ASL Wikipedia Project

ASL articles are translations of articles in the English Wikipedia:

1. Charles-Michel de l'Epee

2. Laurent Clerc

3. Alice Cogswell

4. City of Helen, Georgia,_Georgia

5. William Stokoe

6. Carol Padden

7. Israeli Sign Language

Val ;-)

Valerie Sutton
signwriting at


On Mar 27, 2013, at 12:54 PM, Theresa Durham <durhamtl at STAFFORDSCHOOLS.NET> wrote:

> This is pretty amazing!! I had no idea that it is all over the world!  I first learn 
> about the sign writing through the Deaf artist and then through Master ASL.   
> I am a Deaf ASL Teacher at high school full time for a long time...  
> When I look/read the sign writing first time, I understand right away.  I was 
> real surprised at how much I understood sign writing since ASL is part of me 
> for who I am.    I thought that it would be too hard for me but it is not!!!  I 
> was shocked and happy at the same time that I finally fit in that "sign writing" 
> language...
> I showed it to my students and they seemed really fascinating and real 
> surprised that ASL is actually a language.  It seems like "notarized" seal it for 
> real...   I see their face "drop to the floor"    Now they know that ASL is for 
> real and it is equal to any written language.  Just unique.
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