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Makaton Taster Workshop

Recommended for

People who are interested either in finding out about Makaton or with a view to attending an entry level 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 your 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 handouts covering the vocabulary they have learned and general information regarding further Makaton training and Makaton resources.

Duration: 2 hours

We can deliver the workshop in either our training room at DE12 7AJ or alternatively our tutor can travel to you. Travel charges may apply.

Cost: £240 including VAT for a group of up to 20 people. Additional participants will be charged at £10 per person.

All courses provided by Eg (Training) Ltd are taught by a Licensed Makaton Regional Tutor. Official Makaton manuals and certificates are included in the fee.

For further information, please visit our website: www.eg-training.co.uk
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