In this photo Ronice Muller de Quadros is the interpreter, to the right. Ronice is a native signer, born from Deaf parents. She is studying linguistics at PUCRS, interested in the syntatical aspects of sign language. Her M.Sc. dissertation dealt with "empty syntactical categories" in Brazilian Sign Language. Her Ph.D. thesis will further that study.

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Children's Story Written In Brazilian Sign Language
Uma Menina Chamada Kauana
by Marianne Stumpf

History of SignWriting in Brazilian Portuguese
Um capítulo da história do SignWriting
by Ronice Müller de Quadros


a bilingual dictionary program
between signed and spoken languages
by Daniela Remião de Macedo