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Hi K, Thanks for your question. Generally when your baby first begins to sign, they do start using that one sign for everything. A similar thi...

Answered: 15 Jul 2009
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Hi Christine, In relation to baby sign language delaying speech, this is not the case. Research has highlighted that baby sign language actually a...

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Hi, Thank you for your email. In relation to purchasing my book, you can purchase it from my website - www.australianbabyhands.com plus it is als...

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Hi, Research has highlighted that it actually accelerates the speech process. Part of the process of introducing baby sign language is to sign an...

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Hi Ruth, I have many parents who are using baby sign language with their children who have communication difficulties. Generally the older the ch...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Heather, The sign for shower is very similar to the sign for sun except you move your hand down towards your head like the movement of water. ...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi Anna, Babies can go through the stage initially where once they know one sign, they believe it symbolises the sign for everything. This is whe...

Answered: 29 Jun 2009
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Hi, Have you gone to see your local GP? My advice would be to see a health professional in your area to check for your own piece of mind. If the...

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Hi Jaymi, Thank you for your email. I have a number of parents who are using baby sign language with the children who have communication difficul...

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Hi There Jakey`s Mum, I would correct him and continue to use the correct signs. Initially babies can go through a stage where once they know one...

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Hi, To help you get to know the basics you can either get your partner to teach you or go to your local deaf society and they will have a list of ...

Answered: 29 Apr 2009
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Hi Maria, My advise would be to leave the signs you have introduced in American sign language. Ensure that when you leave your child with friend...

Answered: 22 Apr 2009
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Hi Stacey, I have many families who start introducing baby sign language to their children from day one. It is completely up to you when you star...

Answered: 15 Apr 2009
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Hi Leah, My website www.australianbabyhands.com is currently the only site which has accredited australian baby sign language product. There is l...

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Hi Trudy, I`m sorry to hear you`re having a tricky time. I`m afraid my expertise in baby sign language won`t really be of help to working out why ...

Answered: 01 Feb 2009
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Hi, There are a number of products which can help you introduce baby sign language into your home. All my products are based on Australian Sign L...

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Hi, To do the sign dummy, follow the instructions below: "With pointer finger and thumb forming a circle, all other fingers extended, move hand...

Answered: 08 Dec 2008
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Hi Jo, Thank you for your email. As long you understand your daughter, that is the most important thing. The reason I encourage the use of Ausl...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi Jill, Thank you for your email. When providing your son with a bottle, sign the word bottle and say the word and then give him the bottle. Yo...

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Hi, You could try to introduce baby sign language now, although it does take a bit of time, otherwise search through the Huggies Bookclub (or ask ...

Answered: 01 Dec 2008
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Hi, Thank you for your question. In relation to learning sign language, baby sign language can provide you with the stepping stone into learning...

Answered: 29 Oct 2008
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Hi Rachel, Thank you for your question. Firstly how different is the sign you have taught her to the correct sign? At this stage, if you have ...

Answered: 15 Oct 2008
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Hi Sarah, Thank you for your email. There are lots of different resources available. Usually the best place to start is your state deaf society,...

Answered: 08 Oct 2008
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Hi, You did not mention whether or not you are using baby sign already with your daughter. If you are not already using baby sign then trying to...

Answered: 22 Sep 2008
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Hi, Firstly how many signs have you introduced to Kanye? It is important to start slowly and to be consistent. It is also really important to i...

Answered: 08 Sep 2008
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Hi Sam, Thank you for your email. The recommended age to start introducing baby sign language to your daughter is at around 5 months of age or wh...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi Danielle, Thank you for your email. Yes it is worth using baby sign language with your two children. Many parents who have autistic children ha...

Answered: 15 Aug 2008
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Hi There, Thank you for your question. Yes we are just about to launch Australian Baby Hands baby sign language classes Australia Wide in Ju...

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Hi there I have a number of parents who use baby sign language with their children, all who have different communication difficulties. Many child...

Answered: 01 May 2008
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Hi Julia Thank you for your email. I love to hear people’s stories of their experience with baby sign language. Keep the signing up and ke...

Answered: 01 May 2008