3 Ways Using Sign Language Can Benefit Your Baby! by Jill Ceder, LMSW, JD

6 years ago

3 Ways Using Sign Language Can Benefit Your Baby!

Baby Sign Language lets babies communicate using manual signs, most taken from American Sign Language (ASL). Using signs allows Baby to verbalize needs. Signing may produce:

  • larger vocabulary
  • advanced mental development
  • advanced comprehension

Baby sign may reduce aggression and problematic behavior because Baby is better able to express needs. It may improve parent-child relationships, help parents become more responsive and observant of Baby. Babies can learn simple signs such as “eat,” “sleep," "more," "hug," "play" and "milk.” Each individual may develop the ability to sign at various stages in his or her growth.

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Baby Signs
Baby Signs $5
Long before they’re able to talk, babies have a whole lot to say. With this adorable board book of essential signs, babies and toddlers can easily learn how to communicate their needs, wants and feelings – and even make basic observations – with a simple gesture.
Baby Sign Language Basics
Baby Sign Language Basics $8
This book has introduced hundreds of thousands of families and educators around the world to the miracle of signing with their babies — and left them wanting more!
My First Signs
My First Signs $7
Designed for parents and carers to share with babies, with it's simple and clear instructions and endearing illustrations, this book is an ideal introduction to signing.

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Donna John
I always wished I had done this with my kids, @jillceder. Guess I'll have to start it with the grandkids one day!
Naimah Razak
i really never looked into this as much but i will try to incorporate it with my youngest. thanks.

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