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  • Makaton at Derwen College

    Derwen College Head of Speech and Language Therapy Julie Hawkins is a Senior Makaton Tutor and a firm believer in the power of Makaton. She explains why Derwen is a proud advocate of Makaton...

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    On 28 Feb 2020 / By Julie Hawkins
    At school
  • Friendly Fish & Chips

    Fish and Chips @ Weston Grove is the First Makaton Friendly fish and chip shop!

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    On 27 Feb 2020 / By BlogAdmin
    Out and about
  • Isabella's Makaton Journey

    My mum shared a video of me and it had over 30k views in a matter of days and it made me realise that other people were interested too. That's when Isabella Signs was created across all social media platforms...

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    On 30 Jan 2020 / By Isabella E
    At home
  • Charlie Farley’s

    Using Makaton has brought children of all ages and abilities together, making it easier for all children to understand each other.

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    On 30 Jan 2020 / By BlogAdmin
    At school
  • #StrictlySigning

    Alice is a Makaton User and a huge Strictly Come Dancing fan who has been campaigning to make the programme more accessible by including Makaton signing... with great success!

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    On 07 Jan 2020 / By Amanda Glennon
    Out and about
  • Pride of Britain - Terri's Story

    Terri nominated Margaret Walker for her Pride of Britain Award... "I just couldn’t believe that something Margaret created all those years ago was having this incredible impact on so many people." 

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    On 25 Nov 2019 / By Terri D
    Out and about
  • Marine Academy Primary

    We are the Makaton Champions from Marine Academy Primary in Plymouth. We would love to introduce ourselves to you and tell you all about the outstanding Makaton we do across the school...

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    On 25 Nov 2019 / By Makaton Champions
    At school
  • Dorothy's story

    Makaton has given us a way to enhance our relationships with Dotty – finding common ground to not only communicate on a practical level, but also to play, have fun and love our time together.

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    On 05 Nov 2019 / By Rhiannon H
    At home
  • Makaton in the morning

    The great thing about Makaton is that it benefits everyone in our school, even if pupils don’t use the signs to communicate, the physical and cognitive benefits are enormous.

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    On 05 Nov 2019 / By Steven M
    At school