Is it okay if my child uses the wrong signs for things?
Your baby might make a sign language mistake as they are learning and experimenting. Heather Ellington shares the most important tips for what to do in this situation and how to continue teaching your baby, even when they make small mistakes.
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Heather graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Special Education in 2007 and is currently pursuing her Masters of Science in Communicative Disorders and Sciences at California State University, Northridge. Heather began learning ASL in college, and has volunteered for an inclusion class for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Multiple Disabilities at the elementary school level, where she also worked as an interpreter. Heather marvels at the way sign language has helped children, babies, and parents get their needs met effectively and in a fun way, while promoting literacy, speech, and language development.