Makaton is a training language programme using signs and symbols to help people communicate. Training courses are available for family members, carers and workers who are interested or need to use Makaton at home or in their work.
This course provides an introductory workshop for parents and carers who need to use Makaton in everyday situations. Signing instruction is given including signs to help in practical situations. Makaton symbols are also included and examples of their use are given.
This workshop concentrates on improving and developing signing skills and symbols skills, and develops everyday use of the Makaton programme.