New Baby Signs Courses Teach Parents to Communicate With Babies

MeritCare is offering a new class in Fargo to help parents better communicate with their babies. The Baby Signs? workshop shows parents how to use sign language to "talk" with their babies.

MeritCare is offering a new class in Fargo to help parents better communicate with their babies. The Baby Signs? workshop shows parents how to use sign language to communicate with their babies. Several dates have been set for the following sessions:

  • Baby Signs Parent Workshop. Cost is $40. This class is intended for expectant parents and parents of newborns up to 24 months old. The workshop shows how to use basic sign language and includes materials to help get started.

  • Sign, Say & Play – Baby Signs Play Groups. Cost is $80. Classes are held once a week for six weeks and are for parents to attend with their babies. It helps parents learn how to teach their children signing and offers games, songs and activities to help babies develop important skills. Participants receive a starter kit with books, CD's and a reference guide.

Registration is required. For more information, class dates and times, or to register call the Community Class Registration Line at (701) 234-5570 or (800) 821-5167. Learn more about MeritCare classes and events.