Course Title: Makaton for Beginners
Course Aim: This course provides an introductory workshop for parents, carers and professionals who need to use Makaton in everyday situations.
Course Details: Based on the Foundation Workshop, this provides an introductory workshop for parents and carers who need to use Makaton in everyday situations, but with less theory and technical information.
Signing instruction is given for stages 1-4, plus some Additional signs to help in practical situations. Makaton symbols are included and examples of their use are given. Teaching methods are discussed and developed.
Course Outcome: At the end of the beginners workshop, participants should have the confidence and skills to begin to use Makaton more fluently in their daily interactions with children and adults.
Participant's comments from previous Makaton course:
"A brilliant course and Lucy (tutor) was a brilliant teacher”.
"I definitely feel more confident in using Makaton now”.
Consider these links to the Bristol Standard:
D3 Using a range of means of communication to enable all young children to be
listened to, participate, learn and reflect
D3 Planning for children with additional needs (Birth to Five)
D3 Empowering children and young people with additional needs in their play
D5 Supporting children to enrich and extend their vocabulary using a variety of
communication styles (Prime area – Communication & Language: Birth to Five)
D5 Sensitively support, scaffold and deepen children’s play experiences (Play
Course Date/s: Saturdays 8 & 22 June 2013 (Must attend both days)
Course Times: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Course Venue: The Barton Hill Settlement, 43 Ducie Road, Barton Hill, Bristol, BS5 0AX
Price: Subsidised - £70 (per person) for those working in Early Years, Childcare and/or Playwork within the Bristol Local Authority area.
Non-subsidised - £80 (per person) if: (a) you work in another part of the Children & Young People sector or (b) you work in a setting outside the Bristol Local Authority area.
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|Every Child Matters Outcomes
||Enjoy & Achieve
||Make a Positive Contribution
|Common Core of Skills
||Effective communication & engagement with children, young people & families
||Child & young person development