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  • Betsy and Santa Reunited

    In 2016 a young girl had a "magical" surprise when a Santa on board a train started to communicate with her using Makaton. 2 years later Betsy and Santa are reunited on the train...

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    On 17 Dec 2018 / By Various
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  • Linda's Makaton story

    SoLO Choir

    Linda B is co-founder of SoLO Choir.“Makaton has given me a community wider and fuller, happier and funnier, than I could have envisaged when I sat in that darkened auditorium at the start of the Christmas play seven years ago.”

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    On 29 Nov 2018 / By Linda B
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  • Filming the Bedtime Story

    Tracy Clark demonstrating a sign to Rob Delaney

    All the dates, times, venue, people and signs had all been co-ordinated. It was certainly going ahead, 10 in the Bed was going to be amazing!

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    On 29 Nov 2018 / By Tracy Clark
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  • Honiton's Sing & Sign Choir

    Honiton's Makaton Sing and Sign Choir is run by Regional Makaton Tutor Sharon Parnell... "There is a huge sense of belonging and being a part of something at the choir and all while learning new communication skills and Makaton signs".

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    On 05 Oct 2018 / By Sharon Parnell
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  • 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
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  • Makaton Friendly DJ

    Jake Glennon is the youngest DJ in the UK, and the first Makaton Friendly DJ!

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    On 25 Apr 2018 / By Jake Glennon
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  • Carpool karaoke

    Karen and her daughter in the video

    Have you seen the beautiful and inspiring video that 50 mothers of children with Down's syndrome created to support World Down Syndrome Day 2018? One of the mothers, Karen Baldi, explains how the video came about.

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    On 28 Mar 2018 / By Karen Baldi
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  • Happy little helper

    Jenny's son Charlie has autism and uses Makaton. Helping another boy with autism while at work inspired her to invent a Makaton symbol shopping list game that's now available in over 300 Asda stores nationwide to help make shopping fun!

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    On 28 Mar 2018 / By Jenny B
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