Originally Posted by rolling7
I disagree. The reason being that ASL can not be written and, therefore, read as all other native languages can. Reading is reading and writing is writing, from one language to another with the exception of ASL.
I agree with you. Fluency in any language is good, and can put a person in a position to learn a second language. However, there is no getting around the fact that ASL does not teach a child or person how to read and write in English.