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13th March
09:30 to 15:30
30 You will earn 30 silver points for completing this activity.
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Introduction to Makaton

13th March 09:30 to 15:30
This will be a one day workshop where you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Makaton language programme. You will learn how Makaton can support communication for children/adults with speech/language or communication difficulties.

This will be a full day-long workshop with a Makaton Tutor and Speech and Language Therapist. You will gain practical skills as well as an understanding of the role and use of Makaton.

This session will be useful for anyone interested in learning disabilities, Autism and diverse communication needs.

Associated Badges:

In A Nutshell...

  • Upskill ... learn approximately 125 Makaton signs
  • Gain Confidence... using signs to support everyday communication
  • Engage... with students across the faculty
  • Build Understanding... on how to engage with marginalised community members
  • Gain Recognition... with a certificate of attendance of Level 1 Makaton Training
  • Earn up to 30 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


  • place 09:30 to 15:30 on 13/03/24 - Brooks. Room TBC
    Introduction to Makaton
    Day long