Local child development innovator, Shirli Nikolsburg, has created a film extolling the benefits of combining music and sign language to child development. It is, appropriately enough, screening at the Children' Museum of Pittsburgh on Sundays throughout April at 1 p.m. Here is the presser. Her DVD is available at her site, BravoBabies.
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh-based filmmaker and child development specialist Shirli Nikolsburg brings her interactive 20-minute film, “A World of Signs,” for babies and their caretakers to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, whose mission it is to provide innovative museum experiences that inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. “A World of Signs” will play on Sundays throughout the month of April in the Museum’s Theater space, beginning on Sunday, April 7th at 1 pm. Parents and their babies can enjoy the film’s playful spirit and beautiful visuals, select words from American Sign Language, a mesmerizing pastiche of images interwoven with multicultural dolls as interludes, musical scales, finger magic, and global music performed by members of the Pittsburgh Symphony.