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Makaton Taster Workshop Online

Recommended for

People who are interested either in finding out about Makaton or with a view to attending a Level 1 Workshop at a later date.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop awareness of the use of non verbal communication.
  • Experience the feelings and emotions associated with a communication difficulty.
  • "What is Makaton?"
  • Find out how Makaton can help communication to be more meaningful and effective for individuals with communication difficulties.
  • Learn the signs and symbols for 20 everyday concepts plus further signs tailored to your specific needs.
  • Learn about key word signing.
  • Develop ability to use the signs and symbols learnt in this workshop in own environment.
  • Find out about Makaton resources available to support users learning and further Makaton training available.

Course content

This session provides a general insight into what Makaton is and who uses it with the added opportunity to learn some starter signs and symbols too! This fun and interactive session also provides the opportunity to discuss ideas on how you could use Makaton. Participants receive digital handouts covering the vocabulary they have learned and general information regarding further Makaton training and Makaton resources.

Duration: 2 hours

This training is being delivered online using the videoconferencing tool 'Zoom', you will need to sign up for the free package on Zoom, have a broadband internet connection and computer with web cam, microphone and speakers. Please contact us if you are unsure about this.

Cost: £ 10

All courses provided by Eg (Training) Ltd are taught by a Licensed Makaton Tutor.

For further information on Zoom, please visit their website: https://zoom.us/

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Next Workshops

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