Charity news

  • Multitude of Voyces

    Children in Salisbury recently took part in a truly collaborative event when Tutor Sonia Sansom teamed up with Multitude of Voyces to orchestrate a signed and sung performance of some Christmas favourites...

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    On 19 Dec 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton Friendly pub

    The Oaklands Pub is now officially Makaton Friendly and have learned Makaton so they can communicate with one of their loyal customers – a five-year-old with Down's Syndrome...

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    On 17 Dec 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • CBeebies Bedtime Story

    Rob Delaey signing 'to sleep'

    Rob Delaney was the first person to read and sign a CBeebies Bedtime Story using Makaton. The Story was a huge success and a video of six-year-old Tom’s amazing reaction to the programme went viral online...

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    On 17 Dec 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • CEO discusses viral video

    Tom watching Rob Delaney read Ten in the Bed

    Watch The Makaton Charity's CEO, Stephen Hall, on BBC News discussing the viral video of six-year-old Tom's amazing response to Rob Delaney's CBeebies Bedtime Story using Makaton, Ten in a Bed.

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    On 20 Nov 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Visit to Derwen College

    Derwen College welcomed  Stephen Hall ,CEO and Zanna Finnerty, Content Director, from The Makaton Charity  for a tour around the college...

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    On 09 Nov 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Tutor wins national SEN award

    Karen Brownhill with Vanessa Feltz

    Makaton Tutor Karen Brownhill, who is a communication practitioner at St Giles School in Derby, has won the Teaching and Learning Support Staff category of the annual nasen awards...

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    On 05 Nov 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • DJ Jay citizen award

    Jake Glennon, the first Makaton Friendly DJ, has received a British Citizen Youth Award for being a key ambassador for Makaton...

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    On 05 Nov 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • New CEO

    Stephen Hall

    We are delighted to announce the arrival of Stephen Hall, who started as our new CEO on 23rd July.

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    On 10 Sep 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Small Charity Week

    I Love The Makaton Charity because it gave my son his voice!

    In June you can help us to win up to £450 in this year’s #ILoveSmallCharities Small Charity Week competitions, which are open from 18th – 23rd June.

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Outtakes 2017

    Children and adults prepare to sign in the Countdown o Christmas

    A massive thank you to everyone who took part in our Countdown to Christmas. To help you get through the dark days of January we’ve put together a few outtakes...

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    On 09 Jan 2018 / By The Makaton Charity