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Makaton Enhancement (3 Days)

Course Overview



19th, 20th & 21st November 2018

This 3-day course aims to develop your Makaton skills, and teach the signs and symbols from Stages 5-8 of the core vocabulary. The course covers the standard content of a Enhancement workshop, as approved by the Makaton Charity, and is delivered by a licenced Makaton Tutor.

Course Content

  • Revision of Stages 1-4 of the Makaton core vocabulary
  • Signs and symbols from Stage 5 -8 of the Makaton core vocabulary
  • Assessing individual signing skills
  • Adapting our own communication to suit individual needs
  • Translating information into Makaton signs and symbols

Methods of Delivery


A range of methods will be used. These include: demonstration; recognition and recall practice of signs and symbols; paired and small group work; video and games. There will also be some presentations from the trainer.
  • Learning Objectives
  • Audience
  • Training Considerations
  • Certification
  • Related Courses

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, delegates will
  • have consolidated learning and signing skills from the Makaton Foundation course
  • have learnt the signs and symbols from Stages 5 - 8 of the Makaton Core Vocabulary
  • have developed skills in reading back signs from people with different signing skills
  • have practised interpreting meaning from written information and translating into signs and symbols
  • understand the different components of sign production and have practised analysing signs.
  • be able to adapt your own communication to suit the needs of the adults/children you support
  • have considered how to develop individuals' skills and confidence in using Makaton.

Target Audience

Any one that works with adults or children with communication difficulties

Training Considerations

Delegates must have completed the Makaton Foundation course

Certification

The delegates will receive a certificate accredited by the Makaton Society upon completion of the course.

Related Courses

Makaton Foundation course
 
Makaton Enhancement (3 Days)
Course overview:

19th, 20th & 21st November 2018

This 3-day course aims to develop your Makaton skills, and teach the signs and symbols from Stages 5-8 of the core vocabulary. The course covers the standard content of a Enhancement workshop, as approved by the Makaton Charity, and is delivered by a licenced Makaton Tutor.

Course content:
· Revision of Stages 1-4 of the Makaton core vocabulary
· Signs and symbols from Stage 5 -8 of the Makaton core vocabulary
· Assessing individual signing skills
· Adapting our own communication to suit individual needs
· Translating information into Makaton signs and symbols

Methods of delivery:
A range of methods will be used. These include: demonstration; recognition and recall practice of signs and symbols; paired and small group work; video and games. There will also be some presentations from the trainer.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, delegates will:
· have consolidated learning and signing skills from the Makaton Foundation course
· have learnt the signs and symbols from Stages 5 - 8 of the Makaton Core Vocabulary
· have developed skills in reading back signs from people with different signing skills
· have practised interpreting meaning from written information and translating into signs and symbols
· understand the different components of sign production and have practised analysing signs.
· be able to adapt your own communication to suit the needs of the adults/children you support
· have considered how to develop individuals' skills and confidence in using Makaton.


TARGET AUDIENCE
Any one that works with adults or children with communication difficulties


TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
Delegates must have completed the Makaton Foundation course

CERTIFICATION
The delegates will receive a certificate accredited by the Makaton Society upon completion of the course.

RELATED COURSES
Makaton Foundation course

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