Parenting Articles

Signing and Screen Time

Screen time is the number of hours a person spends each day in front of a computer, mobile device, or television, watching movies or playing video games. Our living rooms are filled with smart phones, tablets, iPods, computers, televisions, movies, gaming system, and more. As parents we wonder

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Supporting Down Syndrome Awareness Month

The Signing Time Foundation is proud to be a long-standing supporter of children with Down syndrome and their families.  Signing Time Co-founder Rachel Coleman can often be found at the National Down Syndrome Society Buddy Walks around the country. We’ve been working hard to

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American Sign Language and Apraxia of Speech

Children with Apraxia of Speech experience difficulties when the muscles involved in forming the sounds do not work properly. This makes it hard to say their words. Children with Apraxia and other speech and language disorders have difficulty communicating their wants and needs, which

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7 Essential Signs for Making Friends

ASL Signs for meeting new people Watch this video clip from the first video in Series Two, Nice to Meet You to learn seven signs your child can use when meeting new people and making friends. Practice the Signs Nice to meet you Meet New

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12 Essential Signs for Colors

Learn ASL signs for colors This song from Box of Crayons is a fun way to help your child learn American Sign Language signs for all the colors of the rainbow – and then some! Practice the Signs Red Orange Yellow Green Blue Pink Purple White Black

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