Well, I presented the workshop but I felt that I fell on my face for the
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
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.