Day 1 – 28th february 20, 9.30am – 3.30pm
Day 2 – 6th March 29, 9.30am – 3.30pm
Arnot Saint Mary Church of England Primary School
This workshop is being delivered by Helen Adams an experienced Speech and Language Therapist and regional Makaton tutor.
Day 1 of the workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to Makaton and how it can support communication together with learning signs/symbols from stages 1-2 of the Core Vocabulary ( and half the Additional) – 120 signs/symbols. The day is varied with practical sessions and short lectures on how Makaton differs from BSL and also how to use Makaton signs/symbols to support learning/communication.
On day 2 of the workshop participants will learn approximately an additional approximately 120 Makaton signs and symbols from stages 3-4 of the Core Vocabulary plus the Additional Vocabulary.
Upon completion of the two-day workshop you will have the confidence and skills to use the signs to support verbal communication on an everyday basis. You will also understand how Makaton differs from sign language and how to introduce signs/symbols to a child/adult with communication difficulties
Each participant will receive the accompanying Makaton manuals and also certificate from the Makaton Charity.
To book a place email us on [email protected] or use the link below