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October 29, 2019

Hello Astrid and Dale!
Thank you, Astrid, for joining the SignWriting List and for your message.
And welcome to the SignWriting Literacy Project. I will be happy to send
you some books, and I am glad to learn that you have already downloaded the
books in French on this web page:

Lessons in SignWriting translated into French by Anne Claude Prelaz Girod
https://www.signwriting.org/lessons/books/French.html

Anny has also developed some wonderful games teaching vocabulary. I will
try to make a little video showing you all examples of these lovely games
that Anny sent to me - I am so amazed at the detail and how beautifully
artistic they are - teaching sign language vocabulary with SignWriting. It
so fortunate that the two of you know each other in French-Switzerland.

And Dale - thank you for mentioning your project in Nicaragua. How
fantastic that you continue to teach workshops for Deaf children, and you
are using the SignWriting Basics manual and the Parkhursts wonderful
textbook.

I will send another email message later with the links for our List members
-

Send my best wishes to your students!

Val ;-)





On Tue, Oct 29, 2019 at 12:09 PM Dale Spoor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> For a number of years we have been providing sign language workshop for
> deaf children on our sister island, Ometepe, Nicaragua (Nicaraguan Sign
> Language).    Last January a delegation went to Ometepe to teach
> SignWriting to the people who attend our workshops.
>
> A very good introduction to basic SignWriting I used when I was learning
>  is the book by Valerie Sutton:  "SignWriting Basics".  On the SignWriting
> website, if you click on books, you'll see this one in the upper left-hand
> corner (the cover has a man in a red shirt in three different poses). It's
> only about 15 pages.    A much more detailed version is the Signwriting
> book by Steve and Diane Parkhurst, which I think is #6 at this link-- close
> to 150 pages. You can download or buy either of these.
>
> Dale Spoor, Chair
> Special Needs Committee
> Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands Association
>
> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 11:50 PM Astrid Willi <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Hello all.
>> I am a French mom, from Switzerland, homeschooling my children : a 10yo
>> girl, a 6yo boy, a 4yo girl deaf and a 10mo baby.
>> I am very interested in learning SignWriting to further use it with my
>> deaf daughter and my others children, it is of great importance to know
>> different langages.
>> My family learns LSF, like ASL, for almost 2 years but without any
>> courses. The situation is very difficult here because it is all for oralism.
>> I think I will soon learn ASL because there is a lot of in this langage.
>> I don't know if there is online courses.
>> Feel free to ask questions.
>> Thank you for reading and have a good day.
>>
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