Chapter 5

The Express Version

If you’re looking for the fastest way to communicate with your hearing baby through sign language, this chapter is for you. There are two major components you’ll need to be successful in this venture: One is a baby who’s 11 months or older and the other is 2 weeks you can devote to this version. For this method to work, you need to make signing a primary focus in your household. Plus, you’ll need the help of anyone else who comes in contact with your baby. Think of this as a sign language immersion program.

Teaching a baby sign language is pretty standard regardless of the approach. This express program consolidates and accelerates the experience with additional awareness opportunities ...

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