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Hi Valerie !!!

Thanks and God bless you!

Thank you for your kind words.

I remind you that you can read my reflexions here - 
www.agapasm.com.br/english.asp [1]

(Visit and share).

I am always here if you need!

Keep up the good work and stay safe and well.

Alex Garcia - Brazil

www.agapasm.com.br [2]

Em 11/11/2021 14:25, Valerie Sutton escreveu:

> SignWriting List
> November 11, 2021
> 
> Hello Alex and SignWriting List!
> 
> Thank you for this message, Alex. Thank you for telling others about 
> SignWriting. And thank you for pointing out to us, that you do not use 
> sign language yourself. You are an amazing person and I admire all you 
> are doing ;-)
> 
> SignWriting is a way to write sign language, so it is only useful for 
> those who use sign language, or who are researching sign languages.
> 
> But we have already worked with, and continue to collaborate with, 
> Deaf-Blind people, who have advised us, and who know and use sign 
> language. In some cases, SignWriting is used, written in yellow, or 
> orange, or white, on a black background, which helps some with sight 
> impairments on computers. For example, Steve Slevinski, the developer 
> of SignPuddle, worked with Andre Thibeault in Quebec, to make this 
> possible. Thank you to you both!
> 
> SignWriting in Quebec for French-Canadian Sign Language (LSQ)
> https://www.signbank.org/signpuddle/index1.html#sgn-CA-fr
> 
> So Alex -
> I have followed this link:
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjO3SydTvoM
> 
> Thank you for sharing with us from beautiful Brazil!
> 
> Val ;-)
> 
> _____________
> 
>> On Nov 11, 2021, at 8:00 AM, Alex Garcia <[log in to unmask]> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello Valerie and SignWriting List!!!
> 
> Thank you so much for your welcoming words!
> 
> I appreciate all kinds of communication so, I believe it is very 
> important that SignWriting could be much more known!
> 
> I'll collaborate with this and share information about SignWriting!
> 
> Please, attention to the following issues:
> 
> I am a deafblind person. However, I do not use Sign language! No! My 
> receptive communication is performed by "Palm writing" and my 
> expressive communication happens through speaking.
> 
> I use some technology to communicate, too.
> 
> So far, I'm going on!
> 
> Please access the following video from The United Nations and in minute 
> 1 you can see me and Denise. Please see what Denise is going to do on 
> my palm.
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjO3SydTvoM
> 
> Well, I am 45 years old and in the following link you can read my 
> profile and some thoughts.
> 
> This year, I have been developing simple work. I wrote a poem and I am 
> trying to get this translated to the biggest number of languages 
> possible. I am doing well. I got the support of 14 countries and 14 
> people who translated my poem.
> 
> My goal is to have the poem in many languages and then use it to show 
> to the world that deafblind people live in many areas of the world.
> 
> We, deafblind people, are still invisible!
> 
> Best regards and we'll keep in touch!
> 
> Alex Garcia -- Profile clik here!
> 
> My poem clik here: Dreams of a Deafblind Person
> 
> Please access the attachment: Poem - Versions!
> 
> Em 10/11/2021 15:16, Valerie Sutton escreveu:
> 
> SignWriting List
> November 10, 2021
> 
> Hello SW List, and welcome Alex Garcia, as a new member of the SW List!
> 
> Thank you, Alex, for contacting me through Facebook Messenger, and 
> telling me about your work with Deaf-Blind issues. I am very impressed, 
> of course, with all you are doing for the world. I am happy you 
> accepted my invitation to join the SignWriting List, because we have 
> several members of our List, who are either Deaf-Blind themselves, or 
> who have experience with using SignWriting for Deaf-Blind 
> communication.
> 
> Just recently, there have been two Congresses, or presentations, 
> related to SignWriting in Brazil, and in both there have been mentions 
> of SignWriting possibly used in Deaf-Blind communication.
> 
> In one presentation, Adam Frost presented SignWriting:
> 
> Adam Frost SignWrfiting Presentation
> CICLO ACADÊMICO EM LIBRAS- 19/10
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzZR7P7ASco
> 
> ...and there was a question following his presentation, about the idea 
> of raising the outline of each SignWriting symbol so that people can 
> feel the symbol by following the 3-D outline with their fingertips. I 
> thought both the question, and Adam's answer, were excellent and 
> started me to think about this issue.
> 
> The question on the video starts around 1:24:50, but the entire video 
> is really excellent!
> 
> As you can see by this attached screen capture, the sign is raised like 
> 3-D.
> 
> If there is anyone here on the SW List who has opinions, please feel 
> free to post them - Discussions are so important. What do you think, 
> Alex?
> 
> Val ;-)
> 
> ___________
> 
> On Nov 10, 2021, at 4:54 AM, Alex Garcia <[log in to unmask]> 
> wrote:
> 
> Hi Val! Very Good!
> 
> Hugs! Alex - Brazil
> ___________
> 
> On Nov 9, 2021, at 8:27 AM, Alex Garcia <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> Hello SW List!
> 
> Hello Valerie and Honza!
> 
> Hello! My name is Alex Garcia - Deafblind Person and Person with 
> Hydrocephalus and Rare Disease from Brazil.
> 
> Alex Garcia's profile clik here:
> 
> http://www.agapasm.com.br/Artigos/Alex%20-%20Perfil%20Ingles.pdf
> 
> Alex Garcia's reflections clik here:
> 
> http://www.agapasm.com.br/english.asp
> 
> I enjoy getting to know the World of Communication!
> I appreciate knowing actions and people around the world.
> I appreciate sharing good initiatives.
> I have an immense network of contacts in the world.
> I believe we should give SignWriter more visibility.
> 
> God Bless and We keep in touch!
> 
> Alex Garcia - Brazil
> 
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