Watch My Needs - Gosport Discovery Centre - Thursday 10th, 17th, 24th November, 1st and 8th December 2022

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Watch My Needs

Gosport Discovery Centre

Thursday 10th, 17th, 24th November, 1st and 8th December 2022

10.00am to 11.30am

£10.50 (accompanying carer free)

To promote independence, gain confidence in making choices and taking part in daily activities.

  • Describe what Makaton is and how it helps with aiding communication
  • Identify how signs and symbols can be used as a prompt to make available choices, or a reminder of words to use
  • Use the signs and symbols learnt to create a personalised plan to use in daily life

About the Course: Watch My Needs works directly with adults with memory and speech difficulties. focussing on the Makaton Core User at the centre of the programme, promoting independence, gaining confidence in making choices and taking part in daily activities. Each user should be accompanied by a supporter who will assist them through the course and support at home with the course content (supporter attends for free)

Who is this course for:  Adults who are beginning to experience difficulties with speech, understanding and recall, after having good understanding, recall and use of language

Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous experience is required

How will I learn: Observation and demonstration

How will I be assessed: Observation and discussion

What shall I bring: Yourself and your carer/supporter

Next Steps:  Makaton Level 1

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.


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