Makaton Level 2 - Aldershot Library - Friday 30th September, 7th, 14th and 21st October 2022

SKU: LILAMALT0922

Regular price £21.00

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Makaton Level 2

Aldershot Library

Friday 30th September, 7th, 14th and 21st October 2022

1.00pm to 3.00pm

This short course is a follow on in the Makaton language programme for parents/carers who have completed level 1 and focusing on using Makaton in the outside world. 

The course is to provide Makaton skills to those with unpaid caring responsibilities. It is not for staff working in settings where this is a requirement, we reserve the right to cancel a booking if we feel this is the case.

  • Recall signs and symbols from stages 3 and 4 of the Makaton Core Vocabulary.
  • Sign and interpret the next 120 signs/symbols accurately 
  • Combine signs and symbols to create 20 new personalised sentences and phrases for everyday communication
  • Interpret/read sign and symbol sentences and phrases accurately
  • Create a plan to continue using Makaton sign and symbols in a range of everyday situations

About the course: Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs, and speech to teach communication or to support speech. Makaton supports the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening, comprehension, memory, recall and organisation of language and expression and is a lifelong skill for both adults and children. The level 2 Makaton workshop includes both theory and practical based work and activities.

Who is this course for: Parents and unpaid carers who wish to improve their ability to communicate with a Makaton user (should you require a course for your professional setting or role, please contact your local Makaton Tutor)

Previous knowledge or experience: Learners must have completed Makaton level 1

How will I learn: In a group of up to 12 learners. Through demonstration and fun activities

How will I be assessed: Informal assessment by the tutor

What shall I bring: The £21 materials fee will provide you with the level 2 workshop manual, which include the signs and symbols that you have learned.

Next steps: Further Makaton courses

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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