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From:  Ingvild Roald
Date:  Thu Nov 9, 2000  6:22 pm
Subject:  Re: From Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

This is really great!

Good luck to you,


>From: SignNet-MCT-PUCRS
>Reply-To: SignWriting List
>To: SignWriting List
>Subject: From Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
>Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 13:43:32 -0200
>Helo, everyone !
>Just in case you don't know us yet we are the SignNet Group from the
>Science and Technology Museum of PUCRS (Catholic University from the state
>of Rio Grande do Sul).
>Our project, here in the museum (called MCT), is:
>- translate the captions to sign writing (we've done a lot of this, but the
>visual programming staff is thinking in how to add our SW texts);
>- increase our sites (soon we'll give you news);
>- promoting SW in the deaf schools so that when they come to visit the
>museum will be able to read the captions in their own language.
>We are proud to tell you that a sign writing basic course is happening
>here, we began at 27 october and it will end at 15 December. Deaf and
>hearing people (interpreters and teachers of deaf) are very interested and
>it seems that is a "sign writing boom".
>We've taken pics and soon it's possible we'll send them to you.
>We're glad to join the SW List !
>(Fabiano, our new researcher, deaf)
> (Marianne, deaf)
>(Gisele, deaf)
> (Santiago, deaf)
>(Cristina, hearing)

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