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  • Flamingo Chicks

    Flamingo Chicks is an inclusive community bringing children together through dance. Katie Sparkes, CEO, tells us how Makaton helped Flamingo Chicks communicate during Covid-19...

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    On 17 Jun 2020 / By Katie Sparkes
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  • Mr Blue Sky - with Makaton

    Suzanne Miell-Ingram

    Mr Blue Sky, performed by Singing Hands over 50 fellow Makaton Tutors. Grab a tennis racquet or a spade and strum and sign along!

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    On 12 May 2020 / By Suzanne Miell-Ingram
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  • Bobbi the Therapy Dog

    Bobbi the Cavapoo is a therapy dog who has been learning to understand Makaton signs!

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    On 30 Mar 2020 / By Ami Coleman
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  • 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
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  • #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
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  • 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
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  • Sepsis Aware Bears

    Ruth & Julie with some Sepsis Aware Bears

    Julie messaged me one Saturday evening with this amazing idea, bears with information on the signs of sepsis that could be passed from one person to another. These became known as the Sepsis Aware Bears...

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    On 12 Sep 2019 / By Ruth Harrison
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  • Thornbury Communication Trail

    Thornbury has launched a Communication Trail with around 40 posters displayed in shops and other organisations around the town...

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    On 27 Aug 2019 / By Nicola Pike
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  • Chloe signz

    21-year-old Chloe, has been using Makaton to support her communication since she was a child, has started sharing Makaton on social media and in weekly singing and signing sessions...

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    On 04 Jul 2019 / By BlogAdmin
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