Signing Supports Spoken Language Development

No matter how much research refutes it, the myth seems to persist that signing with children will somehow discourage them from developing speech.  In fact, the opposite is true!  Signing with children both encourages and enhances spoken language development!  Find out how with Kathy MacMillan, author of Little Hands and Big Hands: Children and Adults Signing Together, in this video.

Direct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pB6QVAq4nXY

This is the sixth video in a series of Stories By Hand videos about signing with children. Previous videos:

Why Sign with Your Baby or Toddler?

Build Early Literacy Through Sign Language

Get Started Signing with Your Baby or Toddler

Singing and Signing: The Stinky Diaper Song

Signing with Your Preschooler

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