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Makaton for beginners

Ensuring that every student is able to communicate effectively

In-house
Course Reference: 40100WW
Price: Call 020 8253 8241 or click 'Enquire'
Timings: 10am - 4pm Enquire Now
Using signs, symbols and speech, Makaton is a highly accessible language programme that helps people to communicate. On this course you'll learn what Makaton is; be shown how to use Makaton to communicate effectively and meaningfully with students; and learn the signs and symbols on their own and in sentences. You'll also learn how to spot behavioural and emotional changes as a result of communication breakdown and provide tips to re-establish understanding.
  • Recognise signs and symbols individually, in phrases and in full sentences
  • Use signs and symbols as single words, in phrases and in full sentences
  • Effectively use multi-model communication to understand speech, signs, gestures and symbols
  • Recognise breakdowns in communication and be able to re-establish understanding
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