Talk With Your Hands
Using Sign Language with preverbal and Nonverbal children
$65 Individual Rate, $60 Group Rate (with 4+participants)
Friday, May 10th, 2019
8:30am – 4pm
MT Anderson Support Center
100 Blassingame Road
Greenville, SC 29605
This seminar provides a base of 100 ASL signs, the manual alphabet and numbers 1-20. Attendees will gain a knowledge of how to produce signs, the many benefits of signing with children as well as how, when and why to sign with young children with general speech and language delays and disorders, developmental delays, childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and hearing loss. The seminar is presented in a fun, interactive format. Participants will be prepared to start using signs the next day at home, in therapy sessions, in the classroom, clinic or hospital setting.
- Recognize and demonstrate 100 ASL signs.
- Recognize and produce the letters of the manual alphabet.
- Identify and demonstrate numbers 1-20 in ASL.
- Discuss the benefits sign language offers to young children.
- Demonstrate adding signs when reading a book aloud.
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Jill is a pediatric speech-language pathologist and has over 30 years of experience. She is a clinical instructor at Columbia College, SC, owns SPEECH SIGNS, LLC, and is a national speaker with Motivations, Inc. Jill is a graduate of James Madison University (B.S.) and Towson University (M.S.). Her special interests include early intervention and using sign language with children who are preverbal, minimally verbal or nonverbal.