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June

Makaton Enhancement

Lectures examine the assessment of users’ needs, adapting communication to suit an individual’s needs and how to develop communication skills

Workshop objectives

The three-day Enhancement Workshop concentrates on improving and developing signing and symbol skills. You will revise the signs and symbols you learnt on the Foundation Workshop and learn the signs and symbols for Stages 5-8 of the Core Vocabulary.

Workshop content

  • Lectures examine the assessment of users’ needs, adapting communication to suit an individual’s needs and how to develop communication skills
  • You will learn translation skills using Makaton signs and symbols
  • Numerous practical sessions provide opportunities to further develop Makaton signing skills.

Target Audience

This three-day Enhancement Workshop is recommended for professionals who need to use Makaton in their work, as well as for others who wish for a more in-depth training. This workshop is an essential part of entry criteria for Makaton Local and Regional Tutor Training. Participants must have completed the Foundation workshop.

Presented by Becky Kenny, Ruth Smith and Sophie Cartwright, Meadowfield STLS.

Lunch and refreshments are included.


How to book

Please book using CPD Online

Starts

9:30am

Ends

3:30pm


Venue

Midas, Meadowfield School


Address

Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4NL

Cost

£130


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