The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language

Book - 2009
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Increasingly, sign language is becoming essential for parents to understand the wants and needs of their babies - and to help increase verbal development as the infants grow. More than a way to bridge the gap between the gurgling stage and the time when babies are actually able to talk, baby sign language has become a national phenomenon.

The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Baby Sign Language, Second Edition , provides even more information to introduce parents to the 150 most common signs nonverbal babies are able to understand and can use to communicate with adults. Fifty brand-new illustrations simplify learning for parents, and additional new and expanded information includes-

Demonstrations and techniques for teaching your baby - and others - to sign. Ways to identify and create signing opportunities. How to combine two signs to make a sentence. Using signs to communicate wants/needs. Using signs to express feelings and emotions. Signs for helping your baby understand. Increased coverage in signing for potty training. Fun activities for teaching your baby to sign. An expanded section on verbal development.

In addition, the second edition contains a special 'Sign Language Express' section for busy parents who want to quickly know the basics of signing with their babies. This section is especially helpful for giving others - childcare providers or grandparents, for instance - a crash course on baby signing.,\p> With all this, as well as fun activities to encourage baby sign language and verbal language development, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Baby Sign Language, Second Edition , is a must-have for new parents and experienced mums and dads alike!

Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781592578627
Branch Call Number: ANF 419.70832 RYA
ANF 419.70832 RYA 2009
Characteristics: xvii, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to baby sign language


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