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  • The Story of Max & Sally

    Emily and her dog

    Illustrator Emily Sanders gives an insight into the story behind Max & Sally.

    And shows you how to draw Max!

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    On 25 Nov 2016 / By Emily Sanders
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  • Zanna's journey

    Zanna signing

    Zanna's journey to becoming a Regional Tutor... "You don’t just get a licence when you qualify, you get an invite into a family that shares your passion and commitment to helping people communicate in a meaningful way!"

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    On 25 Nov 2016 / By Zanna F
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  • Embracing Makaton

    Why does the National Union of Students think it is so important that they’ve become a Makaton Friendly organisation? Read their story to find out…

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    On 31 Oct 2016 / By Simon Blake
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  • A Tutor's Journey

    Are you interested in becoming A Makaton Tutor? Or maybe you’re just curious about how the person training you got to be where they are today! Our new blog will give you an insight into just what’s involved in becoming a Makaton Tutor.

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    On 29 Sep 2016 / By Dyllis K
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  • Speaking Up Speaking Out

    Makaton trainin at SUSO

    Wow! What a difference it has made to Parachute and the Dropper-inners! We have seen why it’s so important to speak as well as sign, and even though people were self-conscious at first, a bit of encouragement helped people to become more confident.

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    On 01 Sep 2016 / By Amy T
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  • Angus Resource Centres

    Signing cake

    Rosehill, Lilybank and Lochlands are Makaton Friendly Resource Centres in Angus that provide services for adults with learning disabilities. Read about all the ways they use Makaton to support individuals who attend the centres.

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    On 01 Feb 2016 / By Angus Resource Centres
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  • Inclusive Amicus

    Erin holding a symbolized Amicus welcome letter and their Makaton Friendly certificate

    Amicus Foster Care supports families that care for children and young people. Read about how they use Makaton to support their children and young people and ask their views too!

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    On 06 Jan 2016 / By Erin J
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  • Makaton Friendly Respite Unit

    Staff from Whitehaven Respite Unit with their Makaton Friendly certificate

    Whitehaven Respite Unit in Northern Ireland has received the Makaton Friendly award for its outstanding work and good practice in the use of Makaton.

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    On 07 Sep 2015 / By Grant Wetherall
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  • Drawing back the curtains

    Teenage boy using a mitre saw

    John Laing Training (JLT) develop and deliver a range of training programmes to suit a variety of learners, businesses and industries. On the face of it you wouldn’t think they have much use for Makaton. However, appearances can be deceptive...

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    On 29 Jun 2015 / By Chris G & Dave H
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