Teaching babies sign language has been proven by research to have many benefits for babies and young toddlers, including: The development of both language and cognitive skills Increased self-confidence and ability to communicate Increased IQ and memory-retention An eight-year-long research study done by Dr. Linda Acredolo and Dr. Susan Goodwyn in the UK showed that: At 36 months, on average, babies who were taught signing were talking like 47-month-olds, putting them almost a full year ahead of their average age-mates. Eight-year-olds who had been signing as babies scored an average of 12 points higher in IQ than their non-signing peers. So, surprisingly, signing...
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