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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Mon Oct 26, 1998  2:23 pm
Subject:  Re: Writing SW Literature


On Thu, 15 Oct 1998, Ruth Kartchner wrote:
>I have to put in my 2 cents worth also. This is something I have noticed
>in the stories talked about so far, that there is not a Deaf version of
>Goldilocks and other well known characters in children's literature, or
>maybe there are, but they have not been mentioned. I worry about that from
>the standpoint of maybe not taking advantage of literature to validate the
>Deaf culture. I think it's important to do that.
>Ruth
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I think this is an excellent point. Deaf role models are important. It all
depends on the Deaf author and how they tell the story....I will ask our
DAC members what they think of including Deaf role models in our future
stories.

Thank you, Ruth, for bringing this up...

Valerie :-)

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  Replies Author Date
488 SW Symbol Questions Valerie Sutton Mon  10/26/1998
489 Re: SW Symbol Questions Akehurst Mon  10/26/1998
490 Re: SW Symbol Questions Valerie Sutton Mon  10/26/1998
491 Re: SW Symbol Questions Judy Kegl Tue  10/27/1998
492 Re: SW Symbol Questions Valerie Sutton Tue  10/27/1998
493 Re: SW Symbol Questions Valerie Sutton Tue  10/27/1998
499 Re: Canadian Geography Inquiry Judy Kegl Tue  10/27/1998
508 Re: Iconicity Valerie Sutton Wed  10/28/1998
494 Frequently-Asked Questions Valerie Sutton Tue  10/27/1998

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