Did you know that research shows preverbal infants can communicate through baby sign language before they start learning to verbalize their needs?
Some of the benefits of baby sign language:
• Early communication
• Reduced frustration
• Early language use
• Brain development
• Closer bond
• Boosts self-confidence
Each week you will learn themed signs such as everyday signs, food, animals, bedtime in a fun and educational way. Our classes are full of fun and energy and are filled will music, games, books and more!
These classes run in either 4- or 6-week sessions. In our classes, you will learn over 100 signs to use with your child. Four-week classes are about 60 minutes long and six-week classes are about 45 minutes long. All classes are created for parents/caregivers and babies. In a playful, educational and language-rich environment, caregivers and children will build their American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary through instruction, interactive games and songs. What will you be gaining from each class?
Some of the ASL vocabulary covered for this age group includes:
All classes are $100.00 and include a full-colour MSH® curriculum book with a CD of the songs we teach. The books have pictures of the signs learned along with descriptions for easy reference long after the class is over! Private and Zoom options are available.
These workshops are geared towards busy parents who are unable to take a full 4- or 6-week class. You can still learn how to enrich your child’s language development by increasing vocabulary and building self-confidence through the use of American Sign Language (ASL). You will learn recommended first signs and easy techniques for successfully integrating signs into everyday life.
This workshop is an introduction to the benefits of using ASL with your child. Children are not only auditory learners, they also learn visually and kinesthetically (through touch and experience). Using sign language with your child encompasses all learning styles. Your child will hear you when you say the word, then they will see you make the sign and will also experience and feel the word as they learn to sign.
Over 100 signs will be introduced. $75.00 fee includes a full-colour MSH® curriculum book. Zoom options are available.
Designed to give early childhood educators the tools to incorporate ASL into their students’ daily routines. Using sign language encompasses all learning styles and can aid in language comprehension and development. Students will hear you say the word, see you make the sign and feel the word as they learn to make the sign. $75.00 fee includes a full-colour MSH® curriculum book. Organizations can email for details on setting up a workshop for their employees at a group rate. Zoom options available.
If you miss a class, space permitting, you can attend a session in another scheduled class. Please note that the make up class may be offered at a different location and time than your regular class. Please contact me if you have any questions. If you miss the entire session, an entire make up course is unavailable. You can only make up the 1-2 classes you missed.
A class may be cancelled or postponed due to low enrollment, illness, location or other circumstance. Full refunds will be provided to all participants accordingly.
Class registrations are non-refundable. If you would like to switch to another class before the session has begun, please contact your coordinator to discuss your options in your area. The fee to switch classes is $15 and it is only possible when space is available in another class.
If your child has a fever, rash, vomiting, pink eye, or other signs that your child may be contagious, please do not bring them to class. The child should be seen by a physician to determine if he/she is contagious.