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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Wed Feb 10, 1999  6:21 pm
Subject:  Re: Children Learning SignWriting

>No one has ever done a study to show that kids can read earlier......
>Pretty interesting research project for someone.
>Joe Martin

Yes...because SignWriting is so visual, it may be that learning to read
SignWriting is faster to learn for signing children, than learning to read
English is for hearing English speaking children.

That would be an interesting research project...and I hope someday it can
be done...perhaps through the SignWriting Literacy Project in a couple of

Valerie ':-)

Valerie Sutton at the DAC
Deaf Action Committee for SW


Center For Sutton Movement Writing
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