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  • LD Pledge

    Amanda Glennon is encouraging all NHS staff to take the LD Pledge to help raise awareness of the needs and rights of people with a learning disability in accessing equitable health care. Take the pledge and be the change!

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    On 10 Jun 2019 / By Amanda Glennon
    At work
  • Harry's first word

    His little voice is the most incredible sound I have ever heard and it fills me with so much hope for his future... This has been by far one of the best things I have ever done for my beautiful boy!

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    On 10 Jun 2019 / By Samantha Crookes
    At home
  • New Life Nursery

    Using Makaton on a daily basis means that our nursery is accessible to everyone, including children and/or their families who find communication difficult for whatever reason.  We are very proud to have been recognised as Makaton Friendly. 

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    On 10 Jun 2019 / By Alison Timbey
    At school
  • Making Northwich Makaton Friendly

    I have absolutely loved taking up the challenge to get Northwich Makaton Friendly. It has been such a pleasure to work with the local community to spread the word about Makaton...

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    On 10 Jun 2019 / By Julie Duff
    Out and about
  • Little Hoots Childminding

    Little Hoots Childminding is in Wakefield. Anyone who comes into Church Lane will be aware that Makaton is very important and a huge part of our nursery life...

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    On 07 May 2019 / By Rosie C & Nicola S
    At school
  • Church Lane Nursery

    Church Lane Nursery in Southwick has recently been awarded Makaton Friendly status and celebrated its achievement with a visit from Dave Benson Phillips!

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    On 07 May 2019 / By Rachel Button
    At school
  • Makaton world record attempt

    Makaton Tutor Amanda Glennon tells her story of attempting the Guinness World Record for Most People Signing Simultaneously Using Makaton...

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    On 07 May 2019 / By BlogAdmin
    Out and about
  • Jake's amazing month

    Jake is the first Makaton Friendly DJ and was a finalist at the BBC Young Reporters Awards. This is his story...

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    On 02 Apr 2019 / By Jake G
    Out and about
  • Canterbury: Makaton Friendly city?

    “Canterbury is setting a world leading example - breaking down social, communication, inclusion and equality barriers - by attempting to become the very first Makaton Friendly City, anywhere in the world!”

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    On 02 Apr 2019 / By Stephen King
    Out and about