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(Nejucomo here: I moved talk to Deaf people to the top and capitalized Deaf to reflect my own sensitivities (I worried about folks perceiving communication with Deaf as an afterthought).)
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* talk through glass
 
* talk through glass
 
* talk to temporarily mute people
 
* talk to temporarily mute people
 
 
What:
 
  
 
If you're interested in learning (or teaching) how to sign, or just chatting in ASL, come on by.  
 
If you're interested in learning (or teaching) how to sign, or just chatting in ASL, come on by.  
  
Meetings:
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== Meetings ==
 
# 9/23: Start working on music video interpretations, watch some good ones
 
# 9/23: Start working on music video interpretations, watch some good ones
 
# 9/2: Learn [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_manual_alphabet manual alphabet], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sign_Language_grammar handshape names], self-introductions and other basic words, and basic grammar overview. FIRST MEETING BONUS: Everyone who participates will get a yummy cookie!  
 
# 9/2: Learn [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_manual_alphabet manual alphabet], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Sign_Language_grammar handshape names], self-introductions and other basic words, and basic grammar overview. FIRST MEETING BONUS: Everyone who participates will get a yummy cookie!  
  
Materials needed for the group (got any to donate?):
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== Materials needed for the group ==
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Got any to donate?
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* Signing Naturally vs. ASL "Green Books" - 1 copy per person? which series?
 
* Signing Naturally vs. ASL "Green Books" - 1 copy per person? which series?
 
* 1 copy each of:
 
* 1 copy each of:
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** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Revisited-Anthology-Bellugi/dp/0805832467/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438647&sr=1-1 Signs of Language: Revisited]
 
** [http://www.amazon.com/Signs-Language-Revisited-Anthology-Bellugi/dp/0805832467/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1247438647&sr=1-1 Signs of Language: Revisited]
  
Useful sites:
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== Useful sites ==
 
* [http://commtechlab.msu.edu/Sites/aslweb/browser.htm MIT CommTechLab ASL Browser]
 
* [http://commtechlab.msu.edu/Sites/aslweb/browser.htm MIT CommTechLab ASL Browser]
 
* [http://aslvideopedia.com/ ASLvideopedia]
 
* [http://aslvideopedia.com/ ASLvideopedia]
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* [http://www1.schooltube.com/Organization/OrganizationHome.aspx?oid=217140 Kentucky School for the Deaf videos]
 
* [http://www1.schooltube.com/Organization/OrganizationHome.aspx?oid=217140 Kentucky School for the Deaf videos]
  
Local meetups:
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== Local meetups ==
 
* Thursdays 6-10pm, [http://www.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=67500 ASL Café] 901 Wawona Street, SF
 
* Thursdays 6-10pm, [http://www.sfgov.org/site/recpark_page.asp?id=67500 ASL Café] 901 Wawona Street, SF
 
* 1st Fridays 6-8pm, Cafe Flore, Castro - Market & Noe, SF
 
* 1st Fridays 6-8pm, Cafe Flore, Castro - Market & Noe, SF
 
* 2nd Fridays 7-10pm, Royal Ground Coffee, Downtown Berkeley
 
* 2nd Fridays 7-10pm, Royal Ground Coffee, Downtown Berkeley
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Revision as of 15:51, 23 September 2009

Where: 2169

When: Wednesdays 8-10pm click to (re)schedule

Why:

  • talk to Deaf people
  • different mode = fun
  • talk clearly in noisy situations
  • talk across a room without interrupting anyone
  • talk through glass
  • talk to temporarily mute people

If you're interested in learning (or teaching) how to sign, or just chatting in ASL, come on by.

Contents

Meetings

  1. 9/23: Start working on music video interpretations, watch some good ones
  2. 9/2: Learn manual alphabet, handshape names, self-introductions and other basic words, and basic grammar overview. FIRST MEETING BONUS: Everyone who participates will get a yummy cookie!

Materials needed for the group

Got any to donate?

Useful sites

Local meetups

  • Thursdays 6-10pm, ASL Café 901 Wawona Street, SF
  • 1st Fridays 6-8pm, Cafe Flore, Castro - Market & Noe, SF
  • 2nd Fridays 7-10pm, Royal Ground Coffee, Downtown Berkeley
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