Makaton Workshop

Makaton  Workshop

Course Leader:           Dot Reeves – Makaton Trainer

Target Audience:       All School Staff, mainstream and special Other professionals involved in working with children and adults with communication difficulties.

Dates:   27th February 2020 (Level 1) 28th February 2020 (Level 2) 11th & 12th June 2020 (Level 3)

Time:    9.15am – 3.15pm

Cost:    Level 1 only – £130 Level 1 & 2 – £175 Level 3 – £175 -  All prices include course manuals, refreshments and lunch

Course content:

The 2 day course covers the signs and symbols within stages 1 – 4 plus some additional vocabulary from the Makaton Core vocabulary.

Key outcomes/benefits and impact

Participants will:

•          Gain an understanding of the impact of a communication difficulty on the individual and their families.

•          Be able to use a range of signs from the Core Vocabulary.

•          Be able to use a range of symbols from the Core vocabulary.

•          Be aware of research into sign use, symbol design themes.

•          Understand the use and purpose of Makaton.

•          Have an overview of alternative systems of communication.