Signing Time

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Rachel & the TreeSchoolers: My Amazing Body In this episode, the TreeSchoolers – and your child – will learn all about the amazing human body. Key Questions How do our bodies work? What’s inside our bodies? How do our bodies move? How do we use our senses? What makes humans special? Key skills, concepts, and values Humans need food, water, and air to live Humans can do incredible things with body parts – inside and out! Humans live in many types of homes and on every continent Humans are special and can do things other animals can’t Humans come in all shapes, sizes, and …

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Sign of the Week – Bath

It’s Tuesday… here’s your sign of the week! This Week’s Featured Sign: Bath Watch the Video (Click the Image Below to Play) Free QuickTime Player required [powerpress url=”http://359d6a6391b8c244d1d1-bd1f407c1e8743cc7c885af7afe617dd.r85.cf1.rackcdn.com/bath.mp4″ image=”http://c0445781.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/signoftheweek/signoftheweeklogo.jpg”] Download the Flashcard (click on the image. The file contains a few color and black-and-white options. Print according to your needs.) This week’s sign comes from: Baby Signing Time Volume 2 – Here I Go Created specifically for babies as young as 3 months old up to 3 years, yet fun for the whole family! Features host Rachel Coleman, along with animated Baby Alex, Baby Leah, and Baby Hopkins. Baby Signing …

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One mom’s unusual idea leads to communication breakthrough

Autism Awareness Month: Matthew’s Road to Communication Matthew has autism and speech apraxia. Until he was almost 3 years old, he could not communicate. A therapist gave Matthew a Baby Signing Time video. And it changed his life. He began to initiate communication through signs! Soon after, Matthew’s mom asked herself: If a little bit of sign language is good for my son, what would happen if he were exposed to a lot of it? What if Matthew could attend a school where everyone used sign language, like a school for the deaf? Read Matthew’s Story Read related story

Sign language a “miracle in our lives”

Autism Awareness Month Feature: How Signing Changed Matthew’s Life “Our son has never been able to speak and it has been a source of complete frustration for him and for our entire family. In January we started using the Signing Time videos and he has been a completely new person. Despite his hearing being fine, this Fall we had him enrolled in a school for deaf and hard of hearing children. His signing has increased even more and we are impressed every day by the wonderful things that he is learning and able to communicate with us. This morning I video taped him showing the alphabet in …

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Signing Time Academy 2013-2014 Instructor of the Year

By Colleen Brunetti, M.Ed., C.H.C The Signing Time Academy is proud to announce Amy Joines of Austin, Texas as our 2013-2014 Instructor of the Year! Each year, the Academy members nominate their peers for this award, and then the final decision is made by popular vote from the entire Academy. Amy’s interest in signing, goes back as far as the 4th grade. It was then that she met a friend who was Deaf. The friendship was quick to form, as was Amy’s love of signing. She was drawn in by the beauty of the hand movements and this wonderful way to …

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Sign of the Week – Cry

It’s Tuesday… here’s your sign of the week! This Week’s Featured Sign: Cry Watch the Video (Click the Image Below to Play) Free QuickTime Player required [powerpress url=”http://359d6a6391b8c244d1d1-bd1f407c1e8743cc7c885af7afe617dd.r85.cf1.rackcdn.com/cry.mp4″ image=”http://c0445781.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/signoftheweek/signoftheweeklogo.jpg”] Download the Flashcard (click on the image. The file contains a few color and black-and-white options. Print according to your needs.) This week’s sign comes from Signing Time Volume 3 – Everyday Signs Alex, Leah, and host Rachel Coleman teach ASL signs for the things you see, do and experience every day. Created for ages 1-8 but enjoyed by all! Available only on DVD. Close-Captioned. Approximate run time: 30 minutes, plus …

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Spring Hand-y Craft: Finger Paint Flowers

Materials White construction paper Finger paint – various colors Directions Step 1:  Paint your fingers green. Make grass by pressing your fingers across the bottom of the paper. You may need to repaint your fingers several times to complete this step. Step 2:  Use your finger to paint stems and leaves with green paint. Step 3:  Paint your thumbs and press them to the paper to make flower petals. Step 4:  Paint your whole hand to make a tulip. Step 5:  Wash up! Download Activity PDF See more Hand-y Crafts by LeeAnn 

Sign of the Week – Coat

It’s Tuesday… here’s your sign of the week! This Week’s Featured Sign: Coat Watch the Video (Click the Image Below to Play) Free QuickTime Player required [powerpress url=”http://359d6a6391b8c244d1d1-bd1f407c1e8743cc7c885af7afe617dd.r85.cf1.rackcdn.com/coat.mp4″ image=”http://c0445781.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/signoftheweek/signoftheweeklogo.jpg”] Download the Flashcard (click on the image. The file contains a few color and black-and-white options. Print according to your needs.) This week’s sign comes from: Signing Time Volume 4 – Family, Feelings & Fun Alex, Leah, their frog Hopkins, and host Rachel Coleman teach ASL signs for family members, feelings, and things outside.

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