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Linda Erickson |
Date: Tue Jun 27, 2000 4:59 pm
Subject: Re: Chami, & SignWriting in Alaska
Sounds great to me. Let's do it.
And on our trips in, we can visit with her too. (We live 360 miles SW of
Also, exchange e-mails is fine with me too.
Thank you for sharing this.
Linda and Lindsey poo
> From: Valerie Sutton
> To: SignWriting List
> Subject: Re: Chami, & SignWriting in Alaska
> Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 6:31 AM
> At 12:31 AM -0800 6/4/00, Linda Erickson wrote:
> >Thats a definate yes.
> >I made a copy of this and will transfer it on to the school. (The
> >is now on summer break but will return some time in August.)
> >This is great.
> >Valerie, I really apprieciate your dedication and love for this and for
> >getting it out to all those that are in need of a better
> >knowledge/environment of communication. Thank you and thank you to all
> >helped you.
> SignWriting List
> June 27, 2000
> Hello SW List Members, and Linda!
> Welcome back, Linda, from your trip.
> And thank you for the very nice message above. I am so hopeful that
> perhaps we can start a SignWriting Literacy Project in Alaska?....So
> please keep us informed what happens with the teachers there....when
> they find out it will cost them nothing, except time, perhaps they
> will be open to it ;-)
> Meanwhile, Linda, I would like to ask you a favor?
> There is a Deaf adult named Cynthia Andeson, who is interested in
> learning SignWriting at home. She lives in Anchorage, Alaska. Her
> sister, Jennifer, wrote this to me:
> Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2000 23:06:42 -0800
> To: SignWriting List
> Subject: Do you have to have a teacher?
> My sister, who is 45 years old and wishes to homeschool, will this
> program work for her alone?
> She loves your idea and wants to learn.
> I work full time and time is limited.
> Cynthia's sister
> I was wondering...if I sent Cynthia some donated SignWriting
> materials, would you be willing to teach her a little? I know you are
> new to SignWriting, but it may be fun - a way to share. And your
> daughter, who will most likely learn SignWriting quickly, just might
> benefit from getting to know another Deaf person in Anchorage...
> I am guessing that Cynthia is multiply handicapped - I am not sure of
> that, but it is possible that as a Deaf adult her reading levels in
> English are low...but SignWriting might be a joy to her, and to you
> and Lindsey too...
> Just a thought - And welcome home once again -
> Val ;-)
> Valerie Sutton
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