Very interesting. My grandchildren all learned to sign well before they
could speak - makes for very calm and contented children as they can
communicate so much earlier - also my daughter has had good results teaching
her nonverbal students with autism to sign, and success with one but not
another child with a severe stammer. Interestingly, one
student stammers when he signs as well, while the other signs smoothly.
On 7/30/06, Mike Cole <email@example.com> wrote:
> The increased use of sign language with pre-verbal kids appears to be a
> growing practice (fad?). Anyway,
> i thought perhaps this story might interest some xmcaogrifs.
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