Charity news

  • An update from The Makaton Charity

    Stephen Hall, Chief Executive of The Makaton Charity, gives an update on how we at the Charity are working to support you, our wider Makaton family, during the current situation.

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    On 26 Mar 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • The Tiger Who Came To Tea

    This World Book Day, four organisations have come together to create a video to tell Judith Kerr’s children’s classic ‘The Tiger who Came to Tea’ in Makaton, making it more accessible to children and young people with additional needs...

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    On 05 Mar 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Sport Relief: It's Game On

    We've teamed up with Sport Relief, Singing Hands and Out of the Ark Music to create a Makaton-signed version of this year’s Sport Relief song, It’s Game On...

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    On 04 Mar 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • The One Show

    Isabella with Alex Jones and Matt Baker

    The Makaton Charity helped The One Show surprise a young Makaton supporter. Isabella is 14 and over the last two years has used social media platforms to help raise awareness of Makaton...

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    On 29 Jan 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Countdown to Christmas 2019

    Brighten up these dark January days with highlights and outtakes from our Countdown to Christmas 2019...

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    On 07 Jan 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • New Chair of Trustees

    Rob Douglas CBE

    We are pleased to announce that after a robust recruitment and selection process Rob Douglas CBE has joined us at The Makaton Charity as our new Chair of Trustees...

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    On 07 Jan 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Tutor wins multiple awards

    Mike Carlin has been presented with a national Giving Voice Award by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT).

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    On 07 Jan 2020 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Margaret Walker: Pride of Britain

    We are delighted to announce that Margaret Walker, founder of the Makaton Language Programme, has won the Pride of Britain, Special Recognition Award for her dedication to and creation of Makaton.

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    On 29 Oct 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Stars of the show at Premier event

    Derwen College's Makaton sign, song and dance group, received standing ovations from more than 5,000 people when they performed on the same stage as singers Pixie Lott and Craig David, and met TV personality Rylan Clark-Neal...

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    On 07 Oct 2019 / By The Makaton Charity