Sign Language for Babies and Beyond

Baby Sign Language

Teaching your baby Sign Language has many advantages!

  • Some babies learn to learn to use sign language as early as 7 or 8 months -- much earlier than a typical baby learn to talk!
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  • Infants and toddlers who can communicate through sign language are often much happier babies  which translates into a happier YOU!
  • Babies who can sign have shown less frustration and have fewer tantrums overall, since they can usually communicate their needs better.
  • Studies have shown that babies who learned baby signs as infants had a higher IQ overall than babies who didn’t learn sign.
  • Children who have learned sign have been shown to have more advanced language skills than children who have not learned sign.
  • Using Sign Language in the classroom has led to improved math scores among students.
  • Learning sign language at an early age helps develop the brain in the critical early years of language development.
  • Signing with your child provides a unique bonding experience between you and your child. 
  • Signing opens the doors to wonderful friendships with those who use ASL as their primary language. 
  • Signing helps promote self-esteem in children.
  • You would be surprised at how often knowing sign language really comes in handy for both you and your child!  
  • Signing is FUN for the whole family!!!!!

To view me signing ten of the most common signs for babies, go to:

http://www.signing4babies.com