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How about expanding Deaf literacy?

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> SignWriting List
> December 16, 2010
>
> Going through our archives, I found this old SignWriting Literature Flyer ... it is also attached...
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> SignWriting Literature Flyer from 2009
> http://www.signwriting.org/archive/docs6/sw0547-SWLiteratureProject2009.pdf
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> I have a question. Is it not "politically correct" to discuss "improving Deaf literacy"?
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> Notice it is mentioned in this flyer...would there be a better way to say it? There are some people who benefit from SignWriting, related to Literacy, but the other day someone told me they were concerned Deaf people would feel offended or criticized, so I am happy to change the wording if you all can tell me what to say instead...? smile ...
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> Thanks for your help - Val ;-)
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Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
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