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Signing Family : What Every Parent Should Know About Sign Communication (98 Edition)by David Alan Stewart
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Parents of deaf children will welcome the straightforward, reader-friendly information found in "The Signing Family". In a style both positive and pragmatic, the authors show parents how to create a set of goals for signing centered around the needs of their deaf child. This essential book continues by explaining why the visual-gestural nature of signing is generally the best language mode for deaf children. Illustrations.
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A handbook for parents of deaf children who are concerned with finding the best means of communication for their family. The authors stress the importance of teaching language fundamentals as early as possible and explain why the visual-gestural nature of signing is generally the best mode for deaf children. They also describe the origins and rationale behind the major signing options available--American Sign Language, Signed English, Exact English, and Contact Sign.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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