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"My children know they have to use sign language with me."
Julie Hochgesang (Gallaudet University): sign language as a first language
Sign language at home
"Signing has gotten better over the years."
"Guus sometimes helps Sam if he doesn't sign something correctly."
"Those Lotte & Max DVDs are amazing, for both parents and children. They help you learn really quickly."
"We often have the computer turned on: the archives of the Handtheater has lots of fun things for the children."
"If I don't know a certain sign, I ask my son."
"My parents thought it was important to eat together and talk together."
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Should you even want to learn to sign as a parent, or can your child learn from other deaf people as well?
"I sing Fabian a lullaby using signs, and I noticed that helped me learn signs as well."
"They can really babble together in sign language."
"I do think signing at home is going to be important to Fabian."
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