This Makaton taster session is specifically designed to introduce student Speech & language Therapists to this language programme. You will learn key signs and symbols, and practice their use.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 1 day (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £15 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6091
Makaton Taster Session Course overview
This short session serves as an introduction to Makaton and provides an opportunity to learn a few signs and symbols that are likely to be relevant and useful for your clinical placements.
Who is it for?
This Makaton course is suitable for trainee student Speech & Language Therapists who want to learn some core vocabulary signs and symbols from the Makaton Language Programme to use on placement.
This is a one and a half hours Makaton course, delivered online.
The key takeaway from the course is introductory knowledge of the Makaton Language Programme, and has been designed specifically for student Speech & Language Therapists.
What will I learn?
This session will introduce you to the Makaton Language Programme.
The signs and symbols taught have been chosen to match key vocabulary that you are likely to use on placement with Makaton users.
Assessment and certificates
Participants will learn signs and symbols through an interactive online session where you practice making the signs yourselves, with feedback from the Makaton tutor.
There is no formal assessment of this session.
You will receive a certificate of attendance.
Participants on this course must be currently attending a UK Speech & Language Therapy course.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.
For more information about Makaton training for professionals see the Makaton website.