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Last Updated: July 2, 2003

Sign Language Articles

Signed Speech or Simultaneous Communication Written by Stephen M. Edelson, Ph.D. Center for the Study of Autism, Salem, Oregon
SIGN with your BABY™ Supporting Research: There is a growing body of research documenting the benefits of using sign language with hearing children.
Sign language for nonverbal children (and adults)
Sign language for people with developmental disabilities

Learning to Sign
Handspeak, an on-line exploration of visual languages, communications, cultures and arts.
On-line dictionary for signing from
American Sign Language Browser

Videos Teaching Sign Language to Children
Baby See 'N Sign
Signing Time: An American Sign Language (ASL) Video for Children (2002)
Talking Hands
I Want to Learn Sign Language! Sign with Me
Blues Clues: All Kinds of Signs

Books for Learning and Teaching Sign Language to Children
Random House Webster's Concise American Sign Language Dictionary
My First Book of Sign (for children)
My First Book of Sign Language (for children)
Simple Signs (for children)
Signing for Kids
American Sign Language Consice Dictionary
Baby Signs: How to Talk with Your Baby Before Your Baby Can Talk, New Edition


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Basic Information
For Those New to the Diagnosis of Autism: The First Things to Do and the Initial Visit to the Neurologist
What Is Autism, PDD, and Asperger's Syndrome?
Neurobiology: Neurotransmitters, Genetics, and Biomarkers

Tennessee Resources
National Resources
Northwest Tennessee Resources
Pediatric Neurologists in Tennessee

Therapies and Treatments
Sensory Integration
Applied Behavioral Analysis
Auditory Integration Training
Diet and Nutrition
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) as a Treatment for Autism
A Parent's Decision to Use an SSRI for her Young Autistic Son
Sleep Problems with Autism and Other Related Conditions

Speech and Communication
Sign Language
PECS and Other Picture Communication Systems

Misc. Info
Conferences, Workshops, Events, and Summer Camps
A Mother's Reflections on Life with an Autistic Child
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