|SignWriting List Forum|
Charles Butler |
Date: Wed Apr 22, 1998 11:59 am
Subject: Re: Language History or Standardization of ASL
> Hello everyone!
> As a hearing person desperatley and as quickly as possible trying to learn ASL
> for my Deaf child, I feel that if there were one standerd way...one standard
> grammar one standard sign, it would sure make things easier. BUT....then I
> feel that would be putting limitations on the language. I love ASL, it is so
> beautiful, and has given me a way to communicate so completely with my Deaf
> child. So i have just learned which teachers prefer which sign and perticular
> I am interested in ways to introduce sign writing to my daughter. She is
> three. Anyone?
> Orange County CA
Ways to introduce sign writing to my daughter. Try making labels for
household objects like "milk", "mommy", "daddy", "juice". That way both
you and she get used to seeing it in everyday use.