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Hi everyone 

my little boy is six years old has Down syndrome and Autism spectrum Condition. His hearing is fine but his speech is severely delayed and is only just beginning to emerge - parts of words and sounds but they're mainly copied. He attends a school which teaches BSL throughout so although he started on Makaton he has been learning BSL for the last three years. His signing is once again just copying others however when his one to one signs to him he clearly has a good understanding of the signs. We have been trying to learn BSL through books etc but I'm looking for a suitable course in the Liverpool area. The night school courses aren't suitable they seem to be aimed at adults whereas I need infant type subject matter also they are £800 basic level. Any ideas? Thanks x

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HI Annie,   Please get in touch  with me... I run classes in Southport  for  all types  of  signing.. I can give you a dvd  of mine  and  handouts  that will help  your family to  learn at home.. Details  of FREE websites/ Free Apps  for phone  , etc.. 

  My classes  are free  , we  ask  voluntary donations  at  each  session attended..  our website:   www.practicemakesperfec.org.uk     If you ring  me  01704 546626 or  text me  your  number  Im happy to ring you after  my  class   about 8.30 

( im out  5.25 pm  for class 6.pm to 8pm. )  this evening .. 

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The deafness resource centre in St. Helens do a happy hands on Wednesday afternoon and also coffee mornings you can meet with deaf people and practice 

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