Training for Parents and Carers

 

The Beginners' Workshop provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme.

You will also learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary

 

It covers 4 modules over 2 days, for 5 hours per day. Certificates are awarded at the end.

 

Attendees will receive two workshop manuals, which include the signs and symbols they have learned. Participants will also be given a certificate of attendance.

 

This provides a practical introductory workshop for parents and carers who need to use Makaton in everyday situations. Signing instruction is given for Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additional.

 

Makaton symbols are included and examples of their use are given. Methods for implementing and using Makaton are discussed and developed.

 

 

 

Recommended for:

 

People who need to use Makaton signing or symbols at home or in their work.

 

Training Outcomes:

 

• an ability to sign in everyday situations knowing the Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4

• knowing when to use Makaton symbols

 

• with an understanding of how to implement Makaton for their own use

Course locations:

TBA

Sessions include discussing commonly asked questions, hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.