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Makaton Training

Makaton Foundation Workshop for professionals and parents. Makaton, although originally designed for children and adults with learning difficulties, is now used in helping people with a wide range of communication, speech, language and literacy difficulties, including helping babies, toddlers and children whose first language is not English. Makaton is listed by the Communication Trust in its “What Works “ database of evidenced interventions to support children's speech, language and communication.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Peter Rooney
Contact Position
Makaton Regional Tutor
Telephone
07970 579176
E-mail
peter.rooney@hotmail.com
Website
Makaton Training

Where to go

Address
Linthorpe Road Resource Centre
54 Borough Road
Middlesbrough
Postcode
TS1 2JH

Other Details

Costs

Details
£130 for professionals £90 for parents/carers

Local Offer

Description
  • The Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to the Makaton Vocabulary
  • Signs and symbols from Core Vocabulary Stages 1-4 and Additional Vocabulary
  • Research into sign use, symbols design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton, and an overview of alternative systems of communication.
  • Recommended for anyone who wants a comprehensive introduction to signing. No signing experience needed!
Contact Name
Peter Rooney
Contact Telephone
07970 579176
Contact Email
peter.rooney@hotmail.com

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