Rachel Coleman Goes To Baby Celebration

CONTACT:    

Lindsey Blau
801.676.4440 Ext. 114
lindsey@signingtime.com

Rachel Coleman, Host of Signing Time, Will Deliver a Powerful Message During this Year’s Baby Celebration LA

Helping Children Spread Their Wings and Fly

 

MEDIA STORY:

“Look at me, I’m flying. I’m really flying. Somebody pinch me!” marvels the newly-hatched butterfly in Rachel Coleman’s inspirational song Caterpillar Dreams. At this year’s Baby Celebration LA, Rachel Coleman star of Signing Time, the hit public television and DVD series, will deliver a powerful message about the equally marvelous metamorphosis of children as they discover their wings and fly.

Rachel Coleman, who co-created Signing Time to teach children to communicate using American Sign Language (ASL), has seen firsthand the miracles that come from using sign language. As the mother of a daughter who is deaf, and another with cerebral palsy and spina bifida, Rachel has spent the last few years making sign language fun and accessible for all children through the Signing Time series with DVDs, music CDs, books, flashcards and a public television show.

Thousands of attendees, including expectant and new parents, grandparents and caregivers will have the opportunity to hear Rachel’s powerful message. Through group interaction, signs and songs, such as Caterpillar Dreams, Rachel proclaims that children can discover their infinite potential and the power to spread their wings and fly – regardless of ability or disability. Media are invited to come and witness this powerful presentation at the Baby Celebration LA. Rachel will be arriving in Los Angeles on April 11th and is available for interviews at that time.

WHEN:

Saturday, April 12th at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, April 13th at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Los Angeles Convention Center, located at 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, California 90015

For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Lindsey Blau at 801.502.8534 or email lindsey@signingtime.com

ABOUT SIGNING TIME

Sign language has generally been viewed as something useful only for communicating with those who are deaf. Despite the recent trend in “baby sign language”, the concept of using sign language with a hearing child who is a pre-verbal infant, a non-verbal child with disabilities or a child who wants to learn ASL as a second language, has yet to reach its full potential as a mainstream parenting tool.

Rachel Coleman created Signing Time after discovering that her daughter Leah was deaf. Rachel has seen firsthand the benefits of signing with all children and is committed to making ASL easily accessible to families through the Signing Time series.

ABOUT BABY CELEBRATION LA

Baby Celebration LA, April 12-13 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, is expected to draw 20,000 new and expecting parents in search of boutique, hard-to-find, luxury products and services. Highlights include baby, toddler and maternity fashion debuts, pregnant belly painting, baby “bling”, designer burp cloths, sexy labor and delivery gowns, sweatshop-free, earth-conscious kids clothes, child safety panel, a $50,000 Edible Eco Garden with a Sustainable, Renewable and Bio Degradable Playhouse, LA’s Nanny of the Year Contest and more. Tickets are available for $10 each and children under 12 are free. Baby Celebration LA is produced by Seascape Productions, a privately held company. For media credentials please call Katie Hillier 619.708.0577.

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