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Using Infant Sign Language in Multilingual Classrooms

August 15, 2023

Classrooms today are increasingly diverse, with students coming from families that speak a variety of languages. This presents challenges for comprehension and communication, both for students learning English and for teachers trying to support the needs of multilingual students. One…

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The Baby Signs® Program: A Helpful Tool in Bilingual Settings

August 15, 2023

Linda Acredolo, Ph.D. & Susan Goodwyn, Ph,.D. As more and more parents learn the value of exposing their children to second and even third languages early in life, the number of babies being raised in “bilingual homes” is rapidly increasing.…

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Baby Signs® Early Childhood Educator Training: A Tool for NAEYC Accreditation

August 7, 2023

Early childhood education plays a pivotal role in shaping children’s development and preparing them for a successful future. As child development centers strive for excellence, meeting the rigorous standards set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children…

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Enhancing Communication and Development

August 3, 2023

The Baby Signs® Program in Child Development Centers In the ever-evolving landscape of early childhood education, innovative programs are continuously being explored to support children’s growth and development. One such program gaining recognition is the Baby Signs® Program, a communication…

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The Benefits of the Baby Signs® Program for Military Families

June 29, 2023

Although every family with very young children faces challenges, those faced by military families are particularly daunting. Here are just a few of the special situations that make their lives so stressful. How can signing with babies and toddlers before they…

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How My Baby Signs® Journey Began

June 29, 2023

Download a free poster with the ASL sign for HELP.  Watch this video and learn the ASL sign for HELP:

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Infant Sign Language and Learning to Talk

June 2, 2023

By far the most frequently voiced concern about encouraging babies to use signs to communicate before they can talk is that doing so will slow down verbal development. In fact, the exact opposite is true. Using sign language actually speeds…

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Welcome to the Baby Signs® Blog!

June 1, 2023

We are so excited to have you here. This blog is dedicated to providing information and resources for parents who are interested in teaching their babies basic sign language. We know that teaching your baby sign language can be a…

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Infant Sign Language: A Helpful Tool for Communication

June 1, 2023

Infant sign language is a way for babies and toddlers to communicate before they are able to speak. It can be a helpful tool for both babies and parents, as it can help to reduce frustration and promote bonding. Babies…

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Enhancing Communication and Language Development: Exploring Baby Signs®

June 1, 2023

In the early stages of a child’s life, communication is essential for their overall development. Babies may not be able to speak yet, but they still have a strong desire to communicate their needs, thoughts, and feelings. This is where…

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