#257 Help! My Child Will NOT Sign…A Frustrated Mom’s Questions about Sign Language for a Toddler with Autism

On this week's podcast I answered a very common question about signing. Some late talkers JUST. WON'T. SIGN. If that's the situation you're in, I can help you! Listen to my podcast for my suggestions for teaching sign language to toddlers -... [Read more...]

“Help! My Son WILL NOT Sign!” A Familiar Question from a Mom

A frustrated mother emailed me this request for help a few weeks ago. I’ve written about introducing sign language to late talkers in my books Teach Me To Talk: The Therapy Manual and Building Verbal Imitation in Toddlers and devoted many podcasts... [Read more...]

“Discover The Best Approach To Teach Your Toddler To Talk”

PARENTS  ARE YOU FRUSTRATED TRYING TO TEACH YOUR TODDLER TO TALK? ARE OTHER CHILDREN HIS AGE ASKING FOR WHAT THEY WANT AND NEED  WHILE HE CAN ONLY CRY? Find help for toddlers with speech delay... Maybe the experts tell you everything's... [Read more...]

First 100 Words – Advancing Your Toddler’s Vocabulary With Words and Signs

Now that your child can say or sign a few common words, you need to begin to expand his vocabulary to include different kinds of words. Most babies learn nouns, or names of people, places, and things first. Remember that your baby also needs words... [Read more...]

Talking Before Speaking? Using Sign Language to Increase Communication Skills in Late Talking Toddlers

Using sign language to help toddlers learn to communicate is the fastest and easiest way I know to reduce frustration in the entire family. When I got my degrees as a speech-language pathologist in the late 80's and early 90's, this was still a new... [Read more...]