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From:  Amanda Markowski
Date:  Tue Oct 27, 1998  8:30 pm
Subject:  Re: Hello All


Yes Ithaca is in Central NY ... I've been to Corning on occasion and know
many people there. There are not many deaf students at Ithaca College and
we only have a few classes in ASL.
I just would like to get an idea about how people feel about ASL and its
effectiveness in society. Basically people's opinions about it and if it
should become a major or minor in colleges and universities.
- Amanda :)

On Tue, 27 Oct 1998, Valerie Sutton wrote:

> >Hello! My name is Amanda and I have recently joined this group. I'm a
> >student at Ithaca College and I'm doing a project about ASL. So if anyone
> >has any information with which they would like to share with me - that
> >would be wonderful. I've been monitoring much of the conversation lately
> >and I would love to hear from some of the ASLers! Thanks - Amanda :)
> _________________________
>
> Hi Amanda -
> Glad you wrote. I was raised in a little town called Corning, NY, until I
> was 8 years old, before moving to California - so the town of Ithaca is a
> name I remember from my early childhood. It is in upstate New York, isn't
> it? Do they teach ASL classes at Ithaca College? Are there many Deaf
> students?
>
> Two people from Ithaca College have requested information about SignWriting
> this month.
>
> What would you specifically like to know about ASL, and writing ASL?
>
>
> Valerie :-)
>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Valerie Sutton at the DAC
> Deaf Action Committee for SW
>
> SignWriting
>
> http://www.SignWriting.org
>
> Center For Sutton Movement Writing
> an educational nonprofit organization
> Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA
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