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    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling A, B, C

    Baby Sign Language: Fingerspelling A, B, C

    Learning the sign language alphabet is great way to start teaching your baby the letters of written English. Teach your baby the signs for the letters a, b, and c in baby sign language fingerspelling with the following descriptions and videos. Use your dominant hand to form the signs.

    Baby sign language, baby sign, or baby signing is used by hearing parents with pre-verbal hearing children to improve communication. My baby signs are based on ASL (American Sign Language) signs. Baby signing is distinct from sign language.

    A

    Form the hand into a fist with the thumb resting on the index fingers and the fingers facing forward.

    B

    Hold the hand with the palm forward. Rest the thumb on the palm of the hand.

    C

    Form the fingers and thumb into the shape of the letter C.

    References

    Porpora, Tracey. 2011. The complete guide to baby sign language: 101 trips and tricks every parent needs to know. Ocala, FL: Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc.

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