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From:  Ronald H Dettloff
Date:  Sat Jun 26, 1999  12:33 am
Subject:  Re: Typing Left-Handed SignWriting

Please make sure the new program files will be compatible with html
formats so that we can use them on the Web.

On Fri, 25 Jun 1999 06:23:09 -0700 Valerie Sutton
>>Hi, I'm a lefty too. I always forget that I sign different to
>>else. Smile. Of course, if I ever see myself signing I think "Who
>>understand that???" I don't know How I will do SignWriting but I
>>read it fine so I may just write it righty. Maybe once I start using
>>I will automatically write it lefty. Who knows. Time will surely
>Hi Deb -
>People read left-handed and right-handed SignWriting without noticing
>it is one or the other. It is exactly like communicating directly
>someone while signing - people don't notice if the other person is a
>or a righty!
>So reading and writing SignWriting is just a mirror of life - it just
>records what "happens".
>When you start teaching your students SignWriting in September, you
>notice that everyone can read the right-handed documents, even if they
>left-handed. But you and your left-handed students will write your
>notes as you sign them - left-handed :-)
>Valerie :-)
>Valerie Sutton
>The DAC, Deaf Action Committee for SW
>Center For Sutton Movement Writing
>an educational nonprofit organization
>Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA

Pastor Ronald H. Dettloff
The Deaf Church
20880 Ten Mile Road
St. Clair Shores, MI. 48080

  Replies Author Date
1534 Re: Typing Left-Handed SignWriting Valerie Sutton Sun  6/27/1999
1536 Re: Typing Left-Handed SignWriting Angus Grieve-Smith Mon  6/28/1999
1537 Web Design :-) Valerie Sutton Mon  6/28/1999

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