3134 Makaton (Signs & Symbols Stages 1-2)

Course Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the knowledge and skills required to communicate using the Signs and Symbols at Stages 1-2 of Makaton.

This course is aimed at anyone who wishes to develop skills and is the starting point for learning Makaton. It is recommended for:

  • Parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work place.
  • Participants who need a more detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication skills of others.

Course Content

The course will consist of the following:

  • The history of Makaton.
  • The design and structure of Makaton.
  • The Makaton Core Vocabulary.
  • The Signs and symbols from stages 1 and 2.
  • Additional vocabulary
  • Techniques for placement, directionality and movement.
  • How the signs used with the Makaton vocabulary were derived.

Course Duration

1 Day (6 Hours)

Number of Delegates

Maximum 12

Price: £42 (inc. VAT)

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