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Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Introduction to Sign Language for Parents of Children with Special Needs
Introduction to Sign Language
Children with Special Needs
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Time:
10:00 - 11:30 am Cost:
Free, but pre-registration is required
Description:This is a fun, interactive workshop for parents of children with special needs.
It covers 25 signs, the manual alphabet, and numbers 1-10. Parents will learn
and practice the signs and learn tips for teaching signs to their
children. It also covers how sign language can encourage speech and
language development, enhanceoverall
communication and reduce frustration for children who are not yet able to
effectively communicate using speech.
the Speaker:Jill Eversmann is a pediatric speech-language
pathologist with over 25 years of experience and a certified Signing Time
Academy instructor. She loves working with young children and their families
and also teaching sign language to children and adults. Jill received her B.S.
in Speech-Language Pathology from James Madison University andher MS in Speech-Language Pathology
from Towson University. She is ASHA certified and licensed in SC.
For questions about registration, call Will McCain at (803)
935-5004 or Lydia Durham at (803) 935-5263 or 800-915-4522.