Why sign with your baby?

There are SO many benefits of signing with your hearing baby/child!

  • It’s FUN!
  • Signing opens a window into your child’s mind and personality.
  • Naturally builds on a child’s early ability and tendency to use gestures.
  • You can create an excellent two-way communication before your baby has developed the oral  skills to do so.
  • Reduces the frustration for the child and caregiver.
  • Reduces tantrums due to frustrations and being misunderstood.Martha All Gone words 2
  • Enhances and expands a child’s vocabulary.
  • Helps with future literacy.
  • Promotes freedom of expression.
  • Increases concentration levels.
  • Builds confidence.
  • Enhances verbal skills.
  • Promotes early vocabulary building.
  • Enables your little one to sign and express words they are not yet capable of pronouncing.

Also in childcare settings:

  • Reduces classroom noise levels.
  • Lowers incidences of biting.
  • Signs such as STOP, GENTLE and SHARE help toddlers learn how to play together and interact more cooperatively.
  • Signing children seem to be more interested in stories and books.