Alternative Communication: Makaton Session 2

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Makaton Session 2

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Please note - you must be available to attend session 1 and 2 in order to take part in this training programme. Session 1 will take place on the 11th May (10 - 2pm), please ensure you reserve a space on session 1 by booking through Event Brite.

The Makaton Level 1 Workshop training provides a fun and practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

The Workshop will be delivered by Makaton Senior Tutor Mike Harris. There are six Senior Tutors and they are the technical and advisory panel of The Makaton Charity worldwide.

Sessions include learning signs and how to sign, discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

You will learn the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2, and some of the Additional stage, of the 'Makaton Core Vocabulary'.

The Makaton level 1 Workshop is aimed at all persons that interact with people that present with communication needs e.g. parents & Carers, Teachers, Support and Care Professionals Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and other Clinical professionals, Early Years Professionals, Voluntary Staff and Workers etc.

The Makaton Level 1 Workshop comprises of two modules over two four hour sessions. Learners are expected to attend both sessions to be certificated.

Please note - you will be sent a pack of resources prior to the session so please ensure you have completed the address field.

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