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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

How To Bully-Proof Your Preschooler: 6 Essential ASL Signs

Linda Easton, the Director of Marketing for Two Little Hands Productions (the creators of Signing Time)  put together a FABULOUS article "How To Bully-Proof Your Preschooler". It is packed with excellent information and tips for parents of young children.

Parents everywhere are discovering that by giving their young children the ability to communicate through Sign Language, their youngsters are better equipped to handle themselves in tough situations.

In this article, you will find 6 essential signs for bully-proofing your child demonstrated by Signing Time's Rachel Coleman.

Shannon Moss-Henkle, a Master Signing Time Instructor shares an effective teaching tip how you can help teach your child to use these signs.

There may also a quote by me inserted into the article as well.

Hop over to the Signing Time Blog: How To Bully-Proof Your Preschooler and take a look at this valuable article. Print it out and share with your child's preschool teacher and parents of young children. You will be doing a great service by sharing this information.

Share the link: http://a0fd731b3e6de8cdbcb6-89d1059d2d530bd0d9249bc5f9250551.r17.cf1.rackcdn.com/bullyproof_your_preschooler.pdf

Thursday, February 21, 2013

New "willUstand" Music Video with some ASL and Captions

This duet is sung by siblings Charleigh and Justin Gere. Their mother, Heather invited young people from all over to take part in this moving music video calling us to action and to "stand". There are ASL signers incorporated into parts of the video. Heather also took the time to add the captions.

Hop over http://www.willustand.com/ and see what a wonderful movement these fabulous young people have started. While you're there, add your "pin" to the map to show where you are standing and supporting this movement.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

How to Sign "I Love You" In 20 Different Languages

My friend Carol posted this video on FaceBook. David Lawson demonstrates 20 ways to sign "I love you" in 20 different languages.Valentine's Day is the perfect day to learn more signs of love.


Sunday, February 10, 2013

"Happy Birthday" Two ASL Birthday Songs

I am amazed how many of my friends have birthdays this month! I thought this a perfect time to post this song by Rachel Coleman of Signing Time, and also share Daniel Green's traditional "Happy Birthday" showing a few variations of the sign for "birthday".



Thursday, February 7, 2013

"We Are Deaf"

Allison Schely, author of "Forever Friends" shared this link on her FaceBook page this week. I love that "No Barriers" is now captioning their videos so those who hear, but don't know ASL can have access to what the episodes are all about. Here is a short clip of deaf people from around the world. "No Barriers" is a culturally rich program sure to entice anyone to come along and join host Joel Barish as he travels the world. Take a peek at this fabulous introduction of what it's all about.


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

"Spirit of Love" A Coach Who Uses ASL

I saw a tweet on Twitter by @aslmyheart and had to check it out the link she posted. I love all the info and stories people share on Twitter. This is a film, based on a true story is  about a deaf basketball team and a coach who signs, Mike "Stinger" Glenn. I'm looking forward to seeing this inspirational film by Darla Rae. Read more about Darla Rae at her website posted below the video link.

More about Darla Rae and her film here: http://www.spiritoflovemovie.com/executive_team.htm

Monday, February 4, 2013

Valentine's Day Signs

It's February, and Valentine's Day is almost here. Here is Rachel Coleman from Signing Time to show us a few Valentine signs.