Signs of Communication Part Two
Designed for preverbal babies with parent or caregiver.
This early sign language course introduces up to 100 American Sign Language signs that serve to help babies better communicate their needs while reducing both crying and frustration. In this class we will use the signs we already learned in Signing Part 1 as well as many more additional signs through songs, rhymes, games and play. This 5-week series will:
- Demonstrate the benefits and research behind using sign language as an early form of communication
- Teach parent or caregiver how to teach baby to sign
- Provide modeling of proper signing by the facilitator with each pair
Next 5-Week Session:
Fridays: 10:30-11:30 am
May15 thru June 12, 2015
Please note: If you withdraw from a program at least 10 days before the program starts, we will send you a refund of your program fee minus a $20 processing charge, or arrange a full MSPP Freedman Center credit (unless otherwise noted). If you contact us to withdraw from a program less than 10 days before the program start date, we will arrange a credit of 50% of the program fee to be used within two years for another MSPP Freedman Center group. No refunds or credits are issued on or after a program's start date.
Sheryl White, Instructor
Sheryl White is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Baby Signer, Reiki Master and mother of three. Her background includes a B.A. in Psychology and Corporate Classroom Trainer. She has received specialized Infant Massage training from the International Association of Infant Massage and she is a Certified Instructor of Joseph Garciaís International Sign 2 Me Presenters Network, a babies and toddlers signing program. She has been teaching classes to parents, teachers, professionals and caregivers since 1999. Her role in these classes is to facilitate and help strengthen the connection between infant and caregiver through early communication and a heightened sense of listening.
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