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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Thu Jun 1, 2000  9:25 pm
Subject:  SignWriting in New Mexico...

At 10:30 PM -0400 5/30/00, Lorraine Crespin wrote:
>I plan to
>incorporate it even more next year with the literacy learning in my
>classroom. I know that two of my students are Deaf of Deaf. I am a little
>concerned about what the parents will say about SW and its use in my
>classroom. But as with anything new and in the forefront, it takes time,
>committment, and conviction that what we are doing is right for kids and

SignWriting List
June 1, 2000

I was glad to read about your plans for the new school year, Lorraine....

Perhaps the Deaf parents of your Deaf students would enjoy learning a
little SignWriting themselves - I would be happy to send you some
materials for the parents to share, if that would help...

Deaf adults oftentimes become just as excited as Deaf children
do...once they get used to the idea that their language can now be

Which brings up a question...Would you and Nancy and Cecilia and
others using SignWriting in New Mexico want a SignWriting seminar
this summer? If so, please write to me privately, so that we can
schedule something soon - August is closer than we think!

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3501 Re: SignWriting in New Mexico... Lorraine Crespin Fri  6/2/2000

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