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Author Garcia, W. Joseph.

Title Sign with your baby : how to communicate with infants before they can speak / Joseph Garcia.

Imprint Seattle : Northlight Communications ; Bellingham, WA : Stratton Kehl Publications, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  401.93 W583    ---  Available
Description 106, [2] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "This book is based on information originally presented in the book, Toddler talk"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and (p. [107]) and index.
Contents Communication: The Backbone to a Healthy Relationship With Your Child 9 -- 911...To Call or Not to Call? 11 -- Proving an Intuition 13 -- Get the Big Picture 15 -- Something Done Wrong Long Enough Becomes Right? 15 -- Why the First Signs of Intelligent Life Can Be Signs 17 -- "Even Though I Can't Talk Yet, I Know More Than You Think I Know" 19 -- How Your Child's Cognitive Skills and Motor Coordination Develop During Infancy 20 -- Seeing the World Through a Newcomer's Eyes 21 -- Shared Perception and Shared Meaning 21 -- Learning by Association 23 -- Will Signing Interfere With My Child's Speech Development? 24 -- To Contribute or to Commit? 25 -- How to Sign With Your Baby 26 -- Let Your Fingers Do the Talking 26 -- Gazes: Opportune Moments to Introduce Signs 26 -- Let's Face It 28 -- The First Signs of Intelligent Life 29 -- How To Show Your Infant a Sign 29 -- Which Signs to Start With and When to Start 31 -- "Can You Tell Me Where It Hurts?" 39 -- Some Handy Games 41 -- Recognizing Your Children's Signs 43 -- Repeating and Reinforcing Your Signs 46 -- Combining Signs 48 -- How to Create a New Sign 48 -- The Power of Silence 49 -- Things to Remember 50 -- The Terrible Twos and Threes: Talk Your Child Out of Them 51 -- Final Thoughts 52 -- Hand Shapes 55 -- Vocabulary 57.
Summary A guide for hearing parents demonstrates how they can teach their hearing infants to communicate with simple sign language gestures before they can speak.
Subject Language acquisition -- Parent participation.
Sign language.
Added Author Garcia, W. Joseph. Toddler talk.
ISBN 0963622927

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