|SignWriting List Forum|
Valerie Sutton |
Date: Tue Jan 15, 2002 3:48 pm
Subject: Re: Questions for a Notation Comparisons Study
>is to get to the destination. I have not encountered a single Deaf
>Nicaraguan who can get to that destination (the ability to access
>complex information or to express sophisticated concepts in print)
>by reading or writing Spanish. Deaf Nicaraguans who can SignWrite
>have achieved literacy.....
January 15, 2002
Thank you, James, for this outstanding description of a simple fact.
While others may say it cannot be done, there are, right now, Deaf
Nicaraguans who have achieved literacy with SignWriting as their
writing system. Photo attached: Ancelmo, a Deaf Nicaraguan, writes
SignWriting during a presentation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, summer,