The Baby Signs® Program is a simple and fun program using sign language to communicate with hearing babies and toddlers before they can talk. Through two decades of academic research, including a long-term study funded by the National Institutes of Health, we know with certainty that the Baby Signs® Program yields the following exciting benefits for babies and their families:
* Jumpstarts verbal language development
* Promotes early literacy
* Boosts intellectual achievement as measured by IQ at age 8—a full 12 points
* Decreases frustration and aggression at home and in the classroom
* Increases adults’ respect for babies’ abilities
* Strengthens the adult-infant relationship
* Fosters positive emotional development IQ.
Baby Signs®, the ORIGINAL sign language program for hearing babies, has been bringing powerful, research-proven benefits to babies and their families around the world for over 25 years. The Baby Signs® Program is the world's leading sign language program for babies because it's the only program:
* created by child development experts specifically for babies.
* whose benefits have been proven through scientificresearchfunded by the National Institutes of Health
* based on American Sign Language but flexible to fit the needs of all families.
* with a full range of classes and products for parents, babies, and child development centers.