Makaton for beginners

Ensuring that every student is able to communicate effectively

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.

Course Outcomes

  • 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

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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