Makaton Foundation Workshop (2 Day)

Makaton Foundation Workshop (2 Day)

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:                       20th & 21st March 2019

Time:                                   9.15am – 3.15pm

Cost:                            £175

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.