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Makaton Foundation Course (cohort 4)


Woodfield Teaching School Alliance, Glenwood Avenue, London, NW9 7LY

Course description

The Makaton Foundation Course provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. The sessions cover research into sign and symbol use, symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary. For participants completing all sessions: A complete set of Makaton Handbooks will be provided. Total value £28 [included as part of the course fee]

Training Facilitator

Nina Williamson

Pricing details

£180, to include all fees, the course books, refreshments and lunch

Course objectives

  • To understand the use and purpose of Makaton
  • To meet individual personalised needs
  • To be able to use the signs and symbols of stages 1-4 of the Core Vocabulary

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