Wednesday, December 05, 2007

signing time for Stella?

I've heard such great things about the Signing Time DVD series that I'm thinking about getting some of them for Stella. We have never pursued signing with her, but I'm thinking it might be helpful. She certainly was enthralled by Rachel at the Buddy Walk!

So, readers, please give me your sense of whether it's a good idea to get her started now. She's six, she approximates a lot of language and speaks in sentences, but sometimes it's hard to understand her (and it's hard for her to communicate). Is it too late? Is it worth a try? If so, which disc should we start with? Any suggestions welcome!


Anonymous said...

We are on disk two. We watched disk one for almost six months. Along with weekly classes for the family, my 20 month old is starting to sign. He understands signing as a way to communicate what he wants. Yes, it is helpful...and yes it is time consuming! But well worth it.

jennifergg said...

I say, Go for it! It can't hurt, and she might be terrific at it, and there are lots of kids who sign, so the ability to understand signing is an asset, in my book!

We use the old tapes; I think now there are many more available. But I don't think you can go wrong.

Good luck! And say, I've been keeping you and yours in my thoughts...xoxo