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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
Do children learn sign language if their parents use Sign-supported Dutch?
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."
"We often have the computer turned on: the archives of the Handtheater has lots of fun things for the children."
"Signing has gotten better over the years."
"I do think signing at home is going to be important to Fabian."
"Guus sometimes helps Sam if he doesn't sign something correctly."
"My parents thought it was important to eat together and talk together."
"Those Lotte & Max DVDs are amazing, for both parents and children. They help you learn really quickly."
"If I don't know a certain sign, I ask my son."
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