Infant Signs

When it comes to communicating with your child, the earlier the better. MSU Associate Professor Claire Vallotton studies nonverbal communication using infant sign language. Research shows a routine of gesturing and sign language with children improves their social and language development as well as emotion regulation, and can have a positive impact on the parent-child relationship.

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Baby Signs for Stressful Situations

Signing with your infant or toddler can help regulate their emotions.

Baby Signs for Stressful Situations

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Mealtime Signs

Meal time is a great way to introduce signs and gestures to infants.

Mealtime Signs

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Infant Signs Impact

Signing with infants enhances the parental bond.

Infant Signs Impact

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Signing with Babies

Signs and gestures are useful tools to develop infant communication skills.

Signing with Babies

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Preverbal Infant Communication

Signing with infants and toddlers has a positive impact when they reach elementary school.

Preverbal Infant Communication

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Baby Gestures and Signs Really Work!

Signing with your infant really does develop their communication skills.

Baby Gestures and Signs Really Work!

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Infant Signing Tips for Parents

Parents can begin using signs with infants as soon as they begin waving.

Infant Signing Tips for Parents