Baby Sign Language @ Blue Bird Day School · Jun 16, 2018

Parent University

Babies use many ways to communicate!  Gestures and signs are a natural part of language learning. Research studies show that early signing is a proven way to help many young children develop beginning language skills! Parents and caregivers will learn basic signs to use in play and songs in order to promote and aid functional communication with each other.  You will learn and practice:

  • - Functional signs to use during the daily routine
  • - Signs to use during an interactive story time
  • - Signs to use during children’s songs

 

Kelly Canavan is a pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist and Head of the Speech-Language Department at Eyas Landing. She received her Masters in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Florida and is currently working on her Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology at Northwestern University. Her areas of expertise include Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), early childhood language disorders, and Autism.

Location: Blue Bird Day School
Address: 310 N. Loomis
Chicago, 60607
When: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM · Jun 16, 2018
Who: Members only - Adults only
Parking: There is free street parking available.
Cost: Free
Coordinator: Kimberly Cambric
Email: kim@npnparents.org
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