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January 4, 2018

Hi Cherie!
Oh, you have already done very important work on this subject...for years...as a teacher of Deaf students at a Deaf school, teaching science and so forth, and I remember you wrote papers proposing that SignWriting be used in Deaf Education, so you have been a pioneer on this subject already...and thank you for that... I will look later for your papers you sent me and I remember it was important work.

And then of course your contribution to signwritten literature in ASL, such as the Cat in the Hat, is testimony to your work...

Cat in the Hat in ASL by Cherie Wren
http://www.signwriting.org/library/children/CatHat.html

Cat in the Hat is very popular -

Regarding the cost of getting a Masters Degree - are there no student loans any longer? Tell us more about what school you want to do the study in...

Val ;-)

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On Jan 4, 2018, at 8:06 AM, Cherie Wren <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

If I could afford a masters program, that would be my thesis--  that SW can improve literacy for Deaf children.  I know where I can get an experimental group and control group as well.  My first thought when I saw this paper was 'someone's doing it!'  ...before me!  At least we have the same idea...  

cherie

On Thursday, January 4, 2018, 10:58:34 AM EST, Valerie Sutton <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


SignWriting List
January 4, 2018

Happy 2018 Everyone!

And thank you Steve, for starting out the new year with this positive news - I did not know about this paper and I look forward to reading it.

And thank you to the author, Daniel Gough -

Val ;-)

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> On Jan 4, 2018, at 7:48 AM, Stephen Slevinski <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hi SignWriting List,
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> I found an interesting PDF titled "Bilingualism and SignWriting" by Daniel Gough. The 16 page paper provides "the scientific findings that will justify the teaching of SignWriting for deaf children." The paper discusses both American Sign Language and Brazilian Sign Language.
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> http://www.periodicoseletronicos.ufma.br/index.php/afluente/article/download/6468/4133
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> Happy 2018!
> -Steve
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