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  • Our day with DBP

    Wellingtons Regent Nursery is Makaton Friendly nursery where  Makaton is used inclusively with all children. They recently had an exciting day when Dave Benson Phillips came to visit...

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    On 05 Oct 2018 / By Vanessa H
    At school
  • Community Dental Services in Suffolk

    Community Dental Services in Suffolk provides NHS dental treatment for adults and children with additional needs and those from vulnerable groups. Many of the patients use Makaton...

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    On 07 Sep 2018 / By Rachel G
    At work
  • Paul’s Makaton story

    Paul's confidence has improved massively since using Makaton and sharing his knowledge with other young people...

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    On 07 Sep 2018 / By Paul
    At work
  • Communication for all service users

    Emily and Eve, third year learning disability student nurses at Edge Hill University, want to teach student nurses from other fields that people with a learning disability should always be included in conversations regarding their health & wellbeing...

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    On 26 Jun 2018 / By Emily Kavanagh
    At work
  • Cambusbarron Playgroup

    Makaton Friendly certificate

    It has been gratifying to see that parents and staff have also embraced the use of Makaton and a supportive learning community has developed around signing.

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    On 26 Jun 2018 / By Jane
    At school
  • Doncaster Community Arts

    darts (Doncaster Community Arts) is a community arts charity. Their team of artists use dance, drama, music, visual arts and film to deliver creative workshops with children and adults...

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By Lucy R
    Out and about
  • Rachael's story

    Both Rachael's sons have an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. "Makaton has given my children a way of communicating in a way that no words have to be spoken but it makes us listen more, and that is extraordinary."

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By Rachael W
    At home
  • Jane's story

    Jane runs a small but busy independent speech and language therapy practice in Cheshire "Makaton has been a real game changer for many of the children, families and staff we support, and I can’t wait to extend my knowledge of signs again this year."

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    On 04 Jun 2018 / By Jane M
    At work
  • Tor Bank School

    We are committed to advancing children’s rights and as such we ensure that all of our pupils regardless of ability are given their ‘right’ to a voice.  This is the reason why we embarked upon our Makaton journey as a school...

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    On 25 Apr 2018 / By Claire B
    At school