Thursday, May 10, 2007

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Wee Sign class is May 17

Wee Sign class is May 17

Herald Times Reporter

MANITOWOC — Holy Family Memorial is offering Wee Sign, a sign language class for children age 9 to 36 months and their parents.

The next session will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, at Lakeshore Pediatrics, 4303 Michigan Ave.

Participants will be taught the purpose of child sign language, frequently used signs and the sign language alphabet.

Families should bring a blanket for the floor and a quiet, non-battery-operated toy such as a set of blocks, a puzzle or stacking rings. Children should also bring a favorite book.

The class is taught by Paula Johnson, certified sign language instructor with Holy Family Memorial’s Pediatric Therapy Department.

The class also will be offered on Thursdays: July 19, Sept. 20 and Nov. 15.

The cost of the class is $20. For more information, or to register, call 920-320-2899.

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