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Washington County, Hagerstown: “Signing with Children”
October 12, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am EDT
Using Joseph Garcia’s method, babies can tell you such things as “I’m hungry,” “I’m thirsty,” or “I have an earache,” many months before they can speak. Every parent will be amazed at how much babies can communicate with their hands.
Babies have control over their hands long before they develop the fine motor skills required for speech. By teaching their infants to sign, starting as early as eight months, more and more parents, grandparents and caregivers are recognizing the many benefits of this early communication.
Cheri Dowling, Parent Coordinator
Family Support and Resource Center – Maryland School for the Deaf for Families with Deaf or Hard of Hearing Children
WHO: Parents of Children: Birth 5 years old
WHERE: THE FAMILY CENTER
221 MCRAND COURT
HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
WHEN: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 9:30 – 11:00 am
* PPMD Event