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Baby Sign Language: Greetings | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Greetings | Parents

I like to teach you some common greeting signs so that you can start signing with your baby right away. Remember that consistency is the key to developing vocabulary. Hello. In American sign language, hello is a salute from the Read more…


Baby Sign Language: Alphabet A to G | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Alphabet A to G | Parents

-A, B, C, D, E, F, G, A, B, C, D, E, F, G


Baby Sign Language: Daily Routine Signs | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Daily Routine Signs | Parents

[ MUSIC ] The approach that I find works best with most families is to start with two to five signs that are big priorities and then build it from there. Start adding in signs as your child acquires signs. Read more…


Baby Sign Language: Family Signs | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Family Signs | Parents

[ MUSIC ] Signing with babies can be amazingly helpful, because it gives them a tool for expression before they’ve developed speech. The way it works in American Sign Language is that the female signs are below the nose, and Read more…


Baby Sign Language: Starter Signs | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Starter Signs | Parents

So let’s start with some commonly used signs. More. Your fingers and your thumbs touch and then your hands come together at midline, more. You can also sign again. Again. More and again. If you had enough, you can sign Read more…


Baby Sign Language: Alphabet H to K | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Alphabet H to K | Parents

H, I, J, K, H, I, J, K


grandma

grandma

Same as mom, but bounce it forward! Sign grandma. Grandma!


Baby Sign Language: An Introduction | Parents

Baby Sign Language: An Introduction | Parents

-Hi, I’m Lora Heller. I’m a music therapist, and teacher of the deaf, and founding director of Baby Fingers in New York City. Our program teaches sign language through songs and musical play to help parents bond with their babies Read more…


Baby Sign Language: Alphabet W to Z | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Alphabet W to Z | Parents

W, X, Y, Z, W, X, Y, Z


Baby Sign Language: Other Helpful Signs | Parents

Baby Sign Language: Other Helpful Signs | Parents

[ MUSIC ] For awhile there is this gap. Children understand something but they can’t say it yet. So what we do by offering these signs is giving them a tool for expression at a time where they otherwise wouldn’t Read more…