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RMummy Fri 12-Apr-13 14:34:55

I am trying to start sigining for my nonverbal child. Is this a good place to start -


proudmum74 Fri 12-Apr-13 16:36:20

Hi, we have the first book, it's good, but to be honest I've learnt far more from the SALT run signing courses & by watching 'something special' on cbeebies (DD & I learn it together)

How old is your child & do you get speech & language support?

BackforGood Fri 12-Apr-13 16:52:49

I agree with proudmum.
I work with Nursery staff who work with children who use Makaton, and sometimes BSL and my advice is always to watch something special / see hear, and learn 6 signs for words they use regularly first, then start adding to them one at a time. The sign books are fine, but personally and this might just be me I find it difficult to "read" a diagram, and like people to actually show me how to do the sign. smile

CouthySaysEatChoccyEggs Fri 12-Apr-13 18:31:50

Trying to get on a Makaton course in my area just doesn't happen. I'm buying the books...

signandsmile Fri 12-Apr-13 18:33:48

Check out forest books for all things signish.... makaton bsl signalong etc...

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