EP 14: Opening the door to communication. With Lane Rebelo

It was a delight to speak with Lane and learn more about how we can help our babies communicate before they are verbal communicators. Lane is the founder of Tiny Signs helping families discover the benefits of signing with their little ones.

What we Talked About

I’ve always been fascinated with the miraculous language development that occurs in all of us and had many questions for Lane.

  • Baby sign language versus ASL (American Sign Language)
  • How being able to sign helps our babies be less frustrated.
  • How signing actually enhances language development.
  • What are the best signs to teach your child

Things to Remember

“Babies understand a lot more than you realize.”

Lane Rebelo

Recommended Resources

Links to books, blog posts, and other resources mentioned in the episode.

The video with the bilingual signing baby.

Lane’s website: Tiny Signs
Instagram: @tinysigns
FaceBook: Tiny Signs
Pinterest: Lane Rebelo | Tiny Signs
Twitter: @TinySigns
YouTube: Tiny Signs

Lane’s Free “Quick Start Guide to Baby Sign Language

Over to You

Now, Lane and I want to know from you!

Do you struggle to communicate with your pre-verbal child? Are you wanting to find a better way to communicate with your pre-verbal child?

Let us know in the comments below.

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More About my Guest

Lane Rebelo, LCSW, is the author of the bestselling “Baby Sign Language Made Easy” and “The Complete Guide to Baby Sign Language.” She is the founder of Tiny Signs®, an award-winning baby sign language program. As a licensed social worker, Lane worked for many years with families in the Boston area. Lane began studying American Sign Language in 2006 after her first baby was born and was amazed by all she had to say. She lives with her husband and two daughters in MetroWest Boston.

Lane Rebelo’s books:
Baby Sign Language Made Easy: 101 Signs to Start Communicating with Your Child Now
The Complete Guide to Baby Sign Language Made Easy: 200+ Signs for You and Baby to Learn Together

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