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Foundation Workshop - Training for Professionals


Makaton for Professionals training is recommended for participants who need a more detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication



The Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to Makaton and combines a practical approach with theory and technical information. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary.


It covers 4 modules over 2 days, for 6 hours per day. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.


Attendees will receive four workshop manuals, Pocket Book of Signs 1 and Pocket Book of Symbols 1.


This provides a practical introductory workshop for people 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.


Learning Outcomes


Participants will:


• Have an ability to sign in everyday situations


• Know the Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4


• Know when to use Makaton symbols


• Have an understanding of implementing Makaton




All courses provided by Piece of Mind Therapies are taught by a Licensed Makaton Regional Tutor. Official Makaton manuals and certificates are included in the fee

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