SignWriting Workshop In Brazil
Broadcast On The Internet

by Antonio Carlos da Rocha Costa


On March 15th, 1997, SignWriting was introduced to the Deaf Community of Porto Alegre, Brazil. This happened at the Computer Science Institute, located at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande Do Sul (PUCRS), where a research group was established to investigate and develop tools and techniques to aid using computers in Deaf education.