The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers

bySara Bingham

Paperback | January 23, 2013

The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers by Sara Bingham
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This second edition (9780778804512) replaces the first edition (9780778801634)

Now with 100 additional American Sign Language (ASL) symbols plus more case studies.

The interest surrounding baby signing continues to increase as more and more parents embrace this special world of communication, which allows babies to communicate before they can talk. Sign language gives them a way to express their wants and needs, easing frustration for both baby and parent. Being able to communicate effectively with a very young child is positively thrilling.

Part 1 of the book is an introduction to signing with babies and young children, providing the basic knowledge, skills and strategies to get started. Age-specific guidelines offer advice on signing with children from birth to age 3 and up.

Part 2 is a handy dictionary of 450 ASL signs, each clearly illustrated with tips on how to form and remember the signs.

Part 3 provides favorite songs and rhymes to sign with a child.

Special features include:

  • The top 5 signing tips
  • A program that parents can customize according to their family's needs Answers to frequently asked questions
  • Instructions on the 5 distinct components of ASL signs: body space, hand shape, movement, palm orientation, and facial expression
  • Age-specific advice on how to teach sign language as a child develops.

By simply following this book, a special world of communication awaits.

Sara Bingham is the founder of WeeHands, the world's leading children's sign language and language development program for babies, toddlers and preschool children. She is the mother of two and a frequent contributor to parenting magazines and baby-related professional websites.
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Title:The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and ToddlersFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:288 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.56 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 10 X 7 X 0.56 inPublished:January 23, 2013Publisher:Robert RoseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0778804518

ISBN - 13:9780778804512

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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