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Seeing the pictures, maybe I gave more information than I thought.  They had it, 
at least half of them kept their packets, so who knows.

Charles




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From: KJ <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
Sent: Mon, September 27, 2010 10:40:34 PM
Subject: Re: SignWorkshop OASLTA

 
Hi everyone,
I'm sorry you felt so bad about the presentation,  but the problems you list 
were definitely there... I wanted to help out during  the presentation but was 
afraid I might unintentionally take over.  At  least you did get positive 
responses from a couple of people!
 
Saturday morning there was a brunch for early  registrants and I was one of 
them.  I had brought some of the phone message  pads from Pass It On Services, 
and when there were just three of us left at the  brunch I started chatting with 
the others and showed them the message  pads.  With absolutely NO information 
about how SW works, they both started  getting words within a few seconds!!!  I 
was very impressed and they were  both quite interested, so that was 
encouraging. :-)
 
I'm attaching some pictures of me and Charles  at the workshop.
KJ
 
 
 
 
----- Original Message ----- 
>From: Charles Butler 
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2010 6:33    PM
>Subject: SignWorkshop OASLTA
>
>
>Well, I presented the workshop but I felt that I fell on my face for the    
>following reasons:
>
>
>1) Too much information, too little time.
>2) Lack of vocabulary, all of the attendees were interpreters AND    teachers of 
>the deaf, and my vocabulary was inadequate to the task.  I    should have asked 
>for help from KJ or another interpreter at the    beginning.
>3) I got positive responses from a couple of people, but the most common    one 
>was "how many people IN OHIO are using this system", "why should MY    students 
>have to learn anything else?"  Half of them maybe "got it" but    the others 
>just kept with questions.
>4) I should have simply linked to the website and gone from there as the    
>website is informative, answers most of the common questions, and I could have    
>had a Deaf Advocate actually talking to the group.  
>
>
>Lessons learned, but I feel very small and inadequate right now.
>
>
>Charles Butler
>
>