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From:  Tina and Kenneth Arend
Date:  Fri Oct 20, 2000  10:03 pm
Subject:  Re: (Fwd) from Eline

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From: Eline Vanhecke
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2000 9:20 AM
Subject: (Fwd) from Eline

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> Subject: from Eline
> Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 10:54:39 +0200
> Dear Valerie,
> I really hope that you are feeling better now! If not, I wish you a
> rapid recovery. Get well soon!
> I've read about your distress concerning programming SignWriter
> and also about the recent positive changes. I regret that I don't
> know anything about computers and programming, otherwise I
> honestly would have liked to helping you out. All I can say is that
> Kristof and I are working with MS-Dos program and that it's just
> fine. It may take a little time (but not even that long) to get used to
> the way of working with SignWriter, but I think that this goes for
> every new programme you start working with. We are really very
> glad for having SignWriter and SignWriting, because it makes our
> work a lot more 'comfortable', if you know what I mean.
> I may have mentionned this before, but I'm not sure. In july I gave a
> 2-hour presentation of SignWriting for Deaf adults. I prepared this
> presentation on the basis of the 'lessons in SignWriting' (video &
> map). I must say, these Deaf people wery very excited and
> interested! They had no problems at all with understanding the
> examples and they even noticed a mistake on my behalve. They
> are very eager to learn (more about) SignWriting, so I gave them all
> a lot of information, handouts etc. and the address of the
> SignWriting site. Kristof and I have planned to organise a number of
> such presentations, in order to make Deaf people acquainted with
> the possibilty of writing their own language. I am all excited about it
> myself! And I have been told that in both Flemish schools where
> people study to become interpreters for Deaf people, SignWriting
> will be incorporated in the courses. That's great isn't it!
> Well, I hope that this good news may have cheered you up a liitle.
> All the best,
> Eline.

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