I beg to differ. Maybe ASL and Interpreters have been in the dark too long--and awareness is exactly what we DO need!
I love the response, "It is possible that some people who were clueless do not understand that American Sign Language uses facial expressions which indicate grammatical features and is part of the language itself...[her] goal was to make sure the message was clear to all deaf people with various language skills."
Beautifully put. You inspire me, Lydia, keep going strong!!!