Upcoming Training

  

Details of our upcoming training sessions are as follows:

 

Makaton

 

Our Makaton courses are delivered by an accredited Makaton tutor and provide the quality you would expect as well as covering the specific link to the profile associated with Down syndrome.

 

All of our training courses include an overview on the evidence for using Makaton with children who have Down syndrome and the benefits for learning new words.

 

Level 1  

 

This workshop is recommended for parents, family members, carers and workers who need to use Makaton at home and in their work. The Makaton Level 1 workshop:

  • Provides more detailed knowledge about using and applying Makaton to develop the communication skills of others

  • Covers the signs and symbols from Stages 1 and 2, and some of the Additional stage, of the Core Vocabulary.

  • Includes hints and tips for effective signing and symbol use and how to start using Makaton in everyday situations at home or work.

  • Includes a certificate and workshop manual, which includes the Makaton symbols and signs that you learn in the workshop.

 

2 x half-day course:

Monday 17th Jan & Monday 7th Feb from 09:30-13:00

Venue: WI Hall, The Street, Crookham Village GU51 5SJ

or

1 x full day course:

Thursday 27th Jan from 09:30 – 16:00

Venue: Wallops Wood, Sheardley Lane, Droxford. SO32 3QY

 

Cost: £60 per person for either 1 x full day or 2 x half days

To book please visit: https://tinyurl.com/LG-Makaton-Spring22

Alternatively, please get in touch if you are interested in Makaton training being delivered to staff in your setting e.g. inset day, staff meeting etc.

 

Level 2

 

This workshop is recommended for parents/carers who wish to expand their use of Makaton with their family at home, as well as for staff in educational, healthcare and leisure settings who want to learn more to help interact with children and adults who use Makaton. The Level 2 workshop:

  • Builds on the knowledge gained in the Level 1 training (you must have attended a Level 1 workshop previously to attend the level 2 workshop).

  • Covers the signs and symbols from stages 3 and 4 of the core vocabulary and the rest of the additional vocabulary.

  • Includes a certificate and workshop manual, which includes the Makaton symbols and signs that you learn in the workshop.

 

2 x half-day course:

Monday 7th March & Monday 28th March from 09:30-13:00

Venue: Wallops Wood, Sheardley Lane, Droxford. SO32 3QY

 

Cost: £60 per person for 2 x half days

To book please visit: https://tinyurl.com/LG-Makaton-Spring22

Alternatively, please get in touch if you are interested in Makaton training being delivered to staff in your setting e.g. inset day, staff meeting etc.

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