This workshop is made up of 4 modules which can be delivered as a 2 day workshop or over a number of weeks (4 x 3hr sessions).
Participants need to have an understanding of early communication skills.
The Foundation Workshop provides a detailed introduction to the Makaton Vocabulary combining a practical approach with theory and technical information. Lectures cover research into sign and symbol use, symbol design themes, the use and purpose of Makaton and an overview of alternative systems of communication. Signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary are taught and learned.
You will receive 4 workshop manuals, Pocket Book of Signs 1 and Pocket Book of Symbols 1. You will also receive a certificate of attendance on successful completion of the workshop.