Charity news

  • 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
  • Level 1 & 2 workshops

    Three women signing and laughing

    We’ve combined the two previous training pathways for professionals and parents/carers into one route to make Makaton training more streamlined and easier to access...

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    On 09 Sep 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Vacancy: Chair of the Board of Trustees

    Makaton symbol for Trustee

    We are seeking a new Chair of the Board of Trustees who can provide the clear strategic leadership, support and stewardship we need at a particularly important time in our development...

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    On 18 Jul 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Nurse Award Winners

    Eve Hesketh, Alice Waddington and Emily Kavanaugh

    Congratulations to Eve Hesketh, Alice Waddington and Emily Kavanaugh who have won awards at the RCNi Awards and at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2019 for developing the Makaton Healthcare Cards...

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    On 15 Jul 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • The Autism Show London 2019

    On Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June The Makaton Charity exhibited at The Autism Show London at ExCeL London.

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    On 15 Jul 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton Canada

    We are delighted to be working with Distinctability on introducing Makaton into Canada and look forward to its inevitable impact on iinclusivity, both in the workplace and across society...

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    On 02 Jul 2019 / By The Makaton Charity
  • Makaton in Kuwait

    Hannah and Mike with Madam Sabeeka, Head of Makaton Kuwait

    Makaton is very much alive and kicking throughout Kuwait. We recently ran a Tutor training course for 18 people there, which means that in total there are now around 50 Regional Tutors in Kuwait...

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    On 10 Jun 2019 / By The Makaton Charity