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 also learn the signs and symbols for Stages 1-4 and Additional of the Core Vocabulary
The Beginners' Workshop is made up of 4 modules which can be delivered in a number of different ways, for example:
Participants must have an interest in early communication skills.
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.
Please remember to keep your Beginners' Workshop certificate in case you want to attend further Makaton training.
After completing the Beginners' Workshop you can attend the Follow-Up Workshop.