The use of American Sign Language (ASL) can open up the world of communication for children who have Down syndrome because it supports the development of expressive language, functional communication, and social skills. In this guide, you will learn
• how down syndrome may affect language development • how signing supports language development
• easy tips for signing at home
• strategies for signing in the classroom
We’ll also introduce you to some Signing Time resources that will make it fun and easy for you to bring the benefits of signing to your child at home or in the classroom.