This course is suitable for staff and carers working with people with learning disabilities who want to develop skills in using Makaton. This is the professional route.
Makaton is a language programme involving speech, manual signs and graphic symbols developed to help people with communication difficulties, especially people with learning disabilities.
By the end of this 3 day workshop participants will have improved and developed their skills using Makaton signs and symbols from stages 5-8.
Schools staff should contact the Brighton and Hove Inclusion Support Service – Language Team, The Music & Arts Building, County Oak Avenue, in the first instance on 01273 293672.
Please note: Participants must complete all three days training to complete the course and non-completion will result in 3 day's non-attendance charges.
Participants must have attended Makaton Foundation training before accessing this course.