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From:  Cheryl Zapien
Date:  Thu Oct 29, 1998  2:05 pm
Subject:  Re: SW Literature in Libraries

Valerie: You need to get in touch with Chris Wixtrom--the lady I told you
about. She might be able to give you some ideas. She has a deaf librarian on
the board of ASLACCESS. You guys are a natural match. I think you can contact
her by going to her website: If not, let me know. Cheryl

Valerie Sutton wrote:

> On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Joan Naturale wrote:
> >I would be delighted to develop a SignWriting section in our library and
> >disseminate info about ur system in our newsletters etc.
> >We would be very interested in participating in your program and starting
> >out with the Children's stories --I''m sure the students, staff and parents
> >would be fascinated with this concept. I would like to see a preview of the
> >SignWriting computer system and introduce it to the community.
> >Another way to disseminate info about your system is to get reviews written
> >up about your books and software and have it published in SILENT NEWS, DEAF
> >LIFE as well as mainstream literature. I'm excited about this project and
> >its potential! Joan
> ________________________________
> October 28, 1998
> Thank you, Joan - this offer was very kind of you. Sorry it has taken me so
> long to get back to you.
> At this moment, I do not have the funding to send your library free copies
> of the Children's Stories and videos for your review. But that does not
> mean things cannot be worked out later :-)
> The materials are not very expensive, and perhaps other libraries might be
> interested in purchasing some of our materials. That will help us gather
> funds to continue printing the books.
> How do I contact other libraries? I barely know where to begin!
> In regards to the computer program, the SignWriter shareware is available
> for free on our web site, so your library could have the computer program
> right now, if you have access to the web.
> Many thanks again for your offer of assistance -
> Valerie :-)
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Valerie Sutton at the DAC
> Deaf Action Committee for SW
> SignWriting
> Center For Sutton Movement Writing
> an educational nonprofit organization
> Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

  Replies Author Date
562 Inbetween Contact & Surface Symbols Valerie Sutton Thu  11/5/1998
564 Is SignWriting An Alphabet? Valerie Sutton Fri  11/6/1998
565 Cheaper SW Books? Valerie Sutton Fri  11/6/1998
567 Re: Cheaper SW Books? Judy Kegl Fri  11/6/1998
572 Re: Inbetween Contact & Surface Symbols Valerie Sutton Sat  11/7/1998
574 Deaf Relief In Nicaragua Valerie Sutton Sat  11/7/1998
576 Teacher Report Kathy Akehurst Valerie Sutton Sun  11/8/1998
578 2 Teacher Reports Posted Valerie Sutton Mon  11/9/1998
579 Grammar Lessons Snail Mail Valerie Sutton Tue  11/10/1998

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