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My 1st Signs

Develop Your Sign Vocabulary

Provide children a voice through developing their BSL sign vocabulary.

Developed with parents and teachers of children with special educational needs, and teachers or the deaf, the app allows you to: 

  • Grow and access vocabulary with 150+ words and pictures and over 200+ corresponding Let's Sign Illustrations
  • Easy to personalise with your own photos and voice, and own choice of wording
  • Quickly select signs to use, to grow and assess vocabulary
  • Develop language skills and build confidence
  • Improve sign and word recognition
  • Encourage interaction and communication, and transition from pictures to written words
  • Suitable for BSL (British Sign Language) learners and those who use Sign Supported English (SSE) and Makaton



lets-sign-logo.pngOur app includes BSL sign graphics from the popular Let’s Sign BSL Series by Cath Smith, along with matching pictures, written words and optional use of spoken words. BSL is a living community language and like all languages, it is rich with variation and regional dialects. The app included over 150 words and pictures and over 200 corresponding Let’s Sign illustrations to include the most commonly used and regional variations within BSL.

My 1st Signs is available for iPad.

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We also have a detailed user guide for My 1st Signs which you can read by clicking the button below.

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