Dancing with Words

Author: Marilyn Daniels
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897897235
Format: PDF
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Daniels proposes that teaching signing skills to typical hearing children, especially children with special needs, will help improve their literacy.

Encyclopedia of Special Education

Author: Cecil R. Reynolds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471677981
Format: PDF, Docs
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Offers a thoroughly revised, comprehensive A to Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.

Toddlers at Play

Author: Marilyn Daniels
Publisher: Production Assn
ISBN: 9781887120913
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Designed to help parents and caregivers sign successfully with toddlers, this comprehensive approach uses American Sign Language and features more than 200 age-appropriate signs, practical advice, and photographic demonstrations to enhance communication and language development in young children. A wide variety of interactive signing activities are also provided, including rhymes, songs, games, and stories to heighten a toddler’s signing experience. Research and theories are also presented, supporting the benefits that hearing toddlers can receive from signing.

Simple Signing with Young Children

Author: Carol Garboden Murray
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 0876595719
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The perfect book to introduce sign language to hearing children! Written for teachers of hearing children from birth to age six, Simple Signing is the perfect introduction to teaching young children through sign. There are chapters for infants, toddlers, and preschool children, with age-appropriate signs. The chapter written for teachers of infants focuses on using beginning signs as a bridge to communicating with words, while the toddler chapter focuses on signing to promote expression, enrich vocabulary, and teach social skills. The preschool chapter places an emphasis on using signs to enhance emergent literacy skills. Each sign is illustrated with a caption and one or more photos of a young child or adult demonstrating the sign, making them easy to understand and execute. Instructions for putting signs together into simple sentences are also included. In addition to the conventional index, there is also a pictorial index of signs to help you find what you need quickly and easily. Simple Signing shows teachers just how easy and valuable it can be to incorporate sign language into daily activities. Chapters Include: Using Sign Language to Manage the Classroom and Teach Social Skills Sign Language for Babies Sign Language for Toddlers Sign Language for Preschoolers Sign Language for an Inclusive Classroom

Once Upon a Sign Using American Sign Language to Engage Entertain and Teach All Children

Author: Kim Taylor-DiLeva
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1598844776
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book shows how integrating American Sign Language (ASL) into story time and other educational programs can benefit and entertain ALL children, whether or not they are hearing impaired, from infancy onward. • Includes 14 complete program ideas appropriate for young learners, from infancy through high school-age patrons (plus parents of babies/toddlers) • More than 200 photos clearly illustrate signs • Resources listed include ASL Books/Media for Adults, ASL Books/Media for Children, and the ASL Manual Alphabet

Sign Language Fun in the Early Childhood Classroom Grades PK K

Author: Sherrill B. Flora
Publisher: Key Education Publishing
ISBN: 1602688745
Format: PDF, Docs
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Enrich language and literacy skills with special-education students and/or English Language Learners in grades PK–K using Sign Language Fun in the Early Childhood Classroom! This 64-page book helps students improve verbal communication, visual discrimination, spatial memory, and early reading skills. The multisensory approach helps all students (with and without special needs) improve language and literacy skills. This book does not require previous experience with American Sign Language, and it includes teaching suggestions, games, activities, songs, rhymes, literature recommendations, and reproducible sign language cards. The book supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.

Sign to Learn

Author: Kirsten Dennis
Publisher: Redleaf Press
ISBN: 1605543519
Format: PDF
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A guide for using American Sign Language as a teaching tool for young hearing children.

Baby Sign Language Basics

Author: Monta Z. Briant
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
ISBN: 1401924867
Format: PDF, Docs
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Since 2004, Baby Sign Language Basics 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! Now in this new, bigger edition, Monta Briant provides more than 300 American Sign Language (ASL) signs, illustrated with the same clear, easy-to-understand photos and descriptions. Baby-specific signing techniques, songs, and games are also included to make learning fun and open up two-way communication quickly. This book is a must-read for all parents, grandparents, and anyone else who spends time with preverbal children. After all, what parent or caregiver doesn't want to know what their baby is trying to tell them?

Sign to Speak

Author: Marilyn Daniels, PhD
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781940196039
Format: PDF, ePub
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Winner, Mom's Choice Gold Award With a new and comprehensive approach designed to help parents and caregivers sign successfully with hearing babies, this book features American Sign Language and its vocabulary and concepts. Specific and age-appropriate information is provided along with more than 100 signs that allow babies to clearly express their wants and needs with their hands. Parent-child communication frustrations can be greatly reduced through this language skill, supported here through simple instructions, effective baby signs, practical advice, clear photographic demonstrations, and baby signing activities. Additionally, research and theories supporting the benefits that hearing babies and their families receive from signing are provided.

Kitchen Dance

Author: Maurie Manning
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618991105
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Two sleepy children sneak out of their beds to watch as their parents, who love each other very much, break into a dance while washing the dishes.