The highly engaging 3-Part Series Workshop will introduce participants to American Sign Language and its impact on hearing children; infants, toddlers and preschoolers in very purposeful ways. For many years, numerous social science researchers have known that the earliest interactions have a profound effect on the development of children. Within the workshop, emphasis will focus on providing responsive and caring interactions with young learners and supporting families. Attendees will acquire knowledge of (50+) user-friendly American Sign Language symbols that may be immediately used with children. In addition, a thorough discussion of a case study focusing on a child who endured toxic stress and became self-mute will be studied. From the case study, it will demonstrate the effectiveness of American Sign Language with the combination of supportive systems and the impact of experiences and its effects on the developing brain.