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The Makaton Charity

General Details

Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. It supports the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening, comprehension, memory, recall and organisation of language and expression.

Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life. With Makaton, signs are used, with speech, in spoken word order. This helps provide extra clues about what someone is saying. Using signs can help people who have no speech or whose speech is unclear. Using symbols can help people who have limited speech and those who cannot, or prefer not to sign.

Who to contact

Name
The Makaton Charity
Telephone
01276 606 760
Email
info@makaton.org
Website
https://www.makaton.org/
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Address
Westmead House
Farnborough
Hampshire
Postcode
GU14 7LP

Additional contact

Additional Website
Find Makaton Training

Where to go

Name
The Makaton Charity
Area served
All Suffolk

Other details

Age Groups
Pre-school, Children (5-11), Adults, Young people
Notes

Makaton uses speech and gesture, facial expression, eye contact and body language. It is a language programme which is based on a selected list of everyday words.

Related links
https://www.youtube.com/user/makatoncharity
Last Updated
27/01/2020

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