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Sign Language with Infants

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$39 Sign Language at an Early Age See Details  

Description

This class identifies signs that can be used with infants, discusses when to teach them these signs, and discusses the many benefits of using sign language with infants.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Sign Language with Infants

Goal: to learn signs that can be used with infants and the benefits of using sign language with babies

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Concepts
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Putting it Together
  4. The Importance of Signing
  5. Brain Development and the Use of Sign Language with Babies

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the 7 hand shapes that are easiest for infants to make
  • List two daily routines that are optimal for using sign language with infants
  • Describe the benefits of using sign language with infants
  • Discuss ways that brain development is enhanced by the early use of sign language

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Speech, Language & Communication
Curriculum & Lesson Planning
Exclusively Infants

Learning Outcomes

Be able to:

  • Demonstrate the 7 hand shapes that are easiest for infants to make.
  • List two daily routines that are optimal for using sign language with infants.
  • Describe the benefits of using sign language with infants.
  • Discuss ways that brain development is enhanced by the early use of sign language.
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington