January 15, 2011
I've taken some ASL classes many years ago and worked a bit with some deaf folks though not very much of either. My right hand was injured a couple years ago so I am certainly more hand-i-capped since that happened.
I can certainly try. It's been awhile since I tried using any of my quite limited skills, but this sounds like a really good idea; so maybe I can give it a whirl... or to paraphrase Allen Ginsberg: "I'm putting my poor hand to the wheel"
I'm hearing with interest in ASL. My Step Dad whose father was deaf taught me some signs (or signals really) when he taught me SCUBA. What little he taught me were British based, not ASL, and that was many many moons ago. I learned some ASL since.
As a first timer I was impressed! As one of the weakest signers there it was somewhat overwhelming but still very worthwhile being there. Thank you all for your kind warmth and great patience with me.