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Makaton Training - Beginners' Workshop for Parents and Carers

Course Overview:

The workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information with practical activities through the 2 days.

Course Outline:

Lectures cover research into sign and symbol use, symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication.

You will learn;

Signs and symbols from Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additionally

Knowledge of the Makaton Vocabulary Language Programme is discussed within the context of signing systems
Use signs with speech in conversation
Discussion around commonly asked questions about the Makaton Vocabulary
Hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use
How to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

Course Duration:

2 Days

Course Certification:

You will also be given a certificate of attendance. Please remember to keep your Foundation Workshop certificate in case you want to attend further Makaton training.

This page was last updated on: October 28th, 2016 at 9:44