Communicate Speech Therapists Suffolk

Makaton - Beginners' Workshop


The Beginners' Workshop provides a practical introduction to the Makaton Language Programme. 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. You will learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary. You will receive two workshop manuals, which include the signs and symbols that you have learned. You will also be given a certificate of attendance.

The Beginners' Workshop is made up of 4 modules and will be delivered over 2 days by our accredited Makaton Tutor. This course is appropriate for families and professionals

Learning Outcomes

Understand the benefits of using Makaton to support the development of children's communication skills.

Be confident in using the signs and symbols for stages 1-4 of the Makaton core vocabulary.

Be able to support children's understanding of new concepts with the assistance of signing and symbols.

Be able to promote and support total communication within the classroom and/or at home.

Plan specific intervention activities for three studied children with SLCN so that you have practical ideas to draw upon.

For more information or to book, contact Hannah on:

Call: 07738 967901
Date Wednesday 3rd and Wednesday 10th July 2019
Time 9.30am - 3.30pm
Fee £125
Location Moat Farm, Middlewood Green, Stowmarket. IP14 5HG
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