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From:  cmf
Date:  Thu May 6, 1999  3:41 am
Subject:  Re: Questions About SW


There is a listing of Bi-Bi schools and resources in Shawn Neal Mahshie
(1995) Educating Deaf children Bilingually...Appendix C pp.216
C.Flood

Valerie Sutton wrote:
>
> John wrote:
> >These are what I would call the Bi/Bi schools to be. Fremont School for
> >the Deaf is a full Bi/Bi school and may have referals. There are other
> >programs across the country, one is starting in my hometown, Salt Lake
> >City for the first time this fall.
> >
> >ASL is the language of instruction and also use reading and writing
> >English.
> >
> >John
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>
> Hi John - Thanks for this information. That is great that a Bi-Bi school is
> starting in Salt Lake City. And there are others...for example the Texas
> School for the Deaf, in Austin, Texas, has a Bi-Bi- program now. They
> started using SignWriting a little last Fall. And the Metro Deaf School in
> Saint Paul, Minnesota is the first charter school in the USA to use the
> bi-bi approach. They have had SignWriting materials on their shelves now
> for two years. Writing ASL is a natural part of the bilingual experience.
>
> Does anyone have a listing of all of the Bi-Bi schools in the USA and Canada?
>
> Valerie :-)
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Valerie Sutton
>
> SignWriting
>
> http://www.SignWriting.org
>
> The DAC, Deaf Action Committee for SW
> Center For Sutton Movement Writing
> an educational nonprofit organization
> Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA
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1293 Re: Questions About SW Cynthia LW Frey Sun  5/16/1999

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