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Parents can begin communicating early with babies by teaching them American Sign Language

March 12, 2009

By JFLMad

Parents can begin communicating early with babies by teaching them American Sign Language.

TIPS FOR PARENTS

-Don’t make signing a task. Incorporate it into your daily life.

-Make eye contact whenever you sign with your baby.

-Say the word you’re trying to teach out loud, along with the sign.

-Take advantage of teachable moments. Sign “eat” and “milk” at meal times, for example.

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