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From:  Stefan Woehrmann2
Date:  Wed Feb 20, 2002  5:48 pm
Subject:  Re: FRENCH SWISS:Sign Writing Questions

Hello everybody ...


Gordian is three years old - he is able to type with SW44 his first signs
and he is a skilled reader.
He enjoys it sooooooo much !!!


Stefan :-)




----- Original Message -----
From: "Valerie Sutton"
To:
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2002 3:55 PM
Subject: Re: FRENCH SWISS:Sign Writing Questions


> SignWriting List
> February 20, 2002
>
> Anne-Claude wrote:
> >One of the professionnal asked whether there is a minimal age to
> >introduce the SW system for the kids.......Do any of you have
> >experience in that field. When do you introduce Sw to your deaf kids
> >? What age do you start?
>
>
> Hello Anny!
> Thank you very much for your report. Fall, 2002, is a good time for
> the Fribourg School to start using SignWriting (if they choose to do
> it)...It takes time for people to think through the tremendous
> opportunity that SignWriting provides...
>
> SignWriting can be taught to any age, Anny....In Germany and
> Albuquerque, New Mexico, profoundly Deaf children are learning
> SignWriting as young as five years old...and I know that some
> children even younger have enjoyed it too...
>
> Have you visited the German web site on SignWriting?
>
> Deaf children in Germany
> http://www.gebaerdenschrift.de
>
> You can see the age of the children, by their pictures. They appear
> to be around 8 or 9 years old, but there are younger ones too.
> Stefan, their teacher, uses SignWriting daily with very young
> children...
>
> Here is a picture from the German web site:
>

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6373 Re: FRENCH SWISS:Sign Writing Questions Valerie Sutton Wed  2/20/2002
6375 Re: FRENCH SWISS:Sign Writing Questions Valerie Sutton Wed  2/20/2002

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