Makaton Beginners course

Monday 10th October 2016 9:30am - 3:30pm
Tuesday 11th October 2016 9:30am - 3:30pm
Leasowe Nursery School and Family Centre
Helen Adams  

A practical introductory workshop for people who need to use Makaton signs and/or symbols to support communication in everyday situations. Signing instruction is given for Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Addtional (approx. 280 concepts). Methods for using Makaton to meet individual needs are discussed. Each participant will receive a set of manuals to support their learning and a certificate from the Makaton Charity. 

This is a fun and enjoyable workshop.

Learning Aims:
  • To learn signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional from the Core Vocabulary
  • To develop confidence and competence to use signs/symbols alongside your everyday talking to support communication
  • To know how Makaton links to British Sign Language and other signing systems
  • To know how to introduce Makaton signs/symbols to a particular child/adult to meet their individual needs
  • To know how to access further training if needed

The  cost for this course includes refreshments thoroughout the day and lunch.

Participants must attend both session in order to pass this course.

We are planning to host a follow-on course during Spring 2017 for those practitioners who wish to further develop their skills. 
£ £135 Per participant
Maximum 15

To book your place download our form below and send along with payment to Leasowe Nursery School.

Alternatively, you can now pay by telephone by calling 0151 639 8923.

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