Do you think that teaching sign language to babies is helpful?
Teaching your baby sign language has become a much more popular thing to do in recent times as well as "Baby Einstein" videos, and listening to loads of classical music. However, it is one of those debated things. Some feel there are a lot of... read more
Babies can definitely learn sign language, and I think that any kind of knowledge is helpful. The only thing is, the baby might think that everyone knows it but unfortunately that is not the case...and the baby might try to "speak" to others in sign language and not get a response. My daughter has taught my grandchild some sign language, so I know that it works!
yes I think all children should learn sign language.It would make a better world for DeaF people if everyone knew sign Language.The school system should teach it.
Thanks for your question. Yes, teaching sign language to babies is definitely helpful. Babies can control their hands and fingers earlier than they can speak. Therefore, a baby who knows some sign language can communicate at an earlier age. This cuts down on frustration and tantrums. Also, sign language is a visual mode of communication, so it is different from spoken language. "Different" intellectual exercises help a baby's brain and mind to learn and grow quickly.
Absolutely! I am an Interpreter for the Deaf and involved in the Deaf community as well as teach ASL to hearing students. When we had our first child we immediately started teaching her ASL.
We spoke and signed at the same time beginning at two months old. At ten months old, she began producing signs. Studies show that it helps speed up the desire to speak, increase vocabulary both with sign and spoken English, and increase conceptual skills.
We have witnessed all of this.Its amazing!
by kathyn 8 years ago
Has anyone used baby sign language? I would love to hear about your experiences and I would love to hear from anyone who is intersted in learning more about Baby Signs.
by Momstalk 6 years ago
How many parents out there use sign language for your babies?My one year old signs because she isn't very vocal but I stll want her to have manners and it makes it easier to understand what she needs and wants. She does please, thank you, and all done. We will begin working on more next.
by SignShine 7 years ago
Being an involved daddy means that you want to ensure the best for your baby, giving him or her the best start possible. It also means you want to help ease the pressure on your wife when all the stresses of motherhood pile up. Well, what if you could understand what your baby was thinking? ...
by lrohner 7 years ago
What age should you start baby sign language? What age should you stop?
by Funom Theophilus Makama 5 years ago
What do you think about the sign language? Isn't it underrated?I was just wondering this morning and I realized the sign language is the most universal language in the world. So far so good, it is the same in Africa, Ukraine, Poland, Germany and Switzerland (some of the parts of the world I have...
by kathyn 8 years ago
Has anyone taught Baby Signs(R) to their child. I would love to hear from anyone who has taught baby sign language to their baby and what your results were? Would you recommend it to other moms? Please share....
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