This groundbreaking book remains well ahead of its time, as this update for 2017 reprint demonstrates.
The book stresses the crucial role played by signs in supporting communication and language development for all youngsters at the earliest possible age – and for those with additional speech and language needs in particular. It also underlines the vital importance of facial expression as illustrated and described throughout.
Specially written and illustrated for early childhood communication and language development through British Sign Language (BSL) in the home, nursery, playgroup or school. Compatible with all educational sign systems based on BSL.
Over 330 sign illustrations (ordered alphabetically for easy reference), useful phrases, numbers, left and right-handed fingerspelling alphabets, useful contacts and illustrated explanations of classifier handshapes, signs in context and the importance of the face in adding or changing meaning. Includes the most commonly used regional variations and full Index.
Ideal for baby-signers, deaf children and children with additional communication and language needs in pre-school sett