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  • 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
  • Carers Nest Pre-school

    "Staff at Carers Nest Pre-school in Devizes, Wiltshire, recently completed the Makaton Beginners' Workshop… Our completion of the course tied in perfectly with our themed Red Nose Week..."

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    On 02 Apr 2019 / By Emma B
    At school
  • Baking with Makaton

    I am a HUGE Great British Bake Off fan ... imagine my excitement when my friend Briony announces she is taking part as one of the few that made it to the final 12!

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    On 04 Mar 2019 / By Erin J
    Out and about