The pros and cons of teaching babies ...

The pros and cons of teaching babies sign language

There are 2 comments on the WTOP-FM Washington story from Sep 3, 2012, titled The pros and cons of teaching babies sign language. In it, WTOP-FM Washington reports that:

Now, some parents say a new tool helps open lines of communication with children even before they can talk: Sign language.

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Donna Ramey

Westerville, OH

#1 Sep 4, 2012
As an audiologist and former sign language interpreter, I was pleased to be able to help my child learn to express himself this way. I started signing with my son when he was about 9-10 months old, and he learned very quickly things like 'More''please' and specific objects like book, apple, cracker. We always used our voices at the same time, and he developed speech/language milestones within normal limits. The more spoken language he developed, the less he signed. When parents ask me about using signs with their infants, I advise them to think of a few things that are important for everyday communication, and have common gestures all family members can use consistently to help with getting through the day.
allison

Saginaw, MI

#2 Apr 29, 2014
the jews are coming everyone hide

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