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From:  Linda Erickson
Date:  Tue Jun 27, 2000  4:59 pm
Subject:  Re: Chami, & SignWriting in Alaska


Hi Valerie,
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
her.)
Also, exchange e-mails is fine with me too.
Thank you for sharing this.
Warmly,
Linda and Lindsey poo

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> 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
teacher
> >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
that
> >helped you.
> >Linda
>
>
> 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:
>
> _______
>
> From:
> 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.
>
> Jennifer
> 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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