Makaton Signing for Babies
Currently being delivered via zoom as a 5 week course for parents/carers and children to enhance their communication through using Makaton. Each session comprises of teaching signs/symbols to the adults, engaging children in activities, songs and stories and time to talk.
Makaton is a language programme using speech, signs and symbols to enhance communication. The Makaton Language Programme is included in the 'What Works' database, a moderated online library of evidenced interventions that aim to support children's speech, language and communication.
Makaton can help babies, children and adults with a range of communication and learning needs including Autistic Spectrum Conditions, Down Syndrome, where English is an additional language, following strokes or dementia and where there are difficulties with understanding, processing or expressive language.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Corrine Lloyd
- Contact Position
- Regional Makaton Tutor
Makaton Signing for Babies is currently delivered online live via zoom. Courses are delivered on a regular basis, please get in touch for future dates and booking information. Booking can be made directly via www.corrinelloydmakatontutorliverpool.co.uk
Courses are delivered by a fully licensed Regional Makaton Tutor and Early Years Teacher. Corrine holds a DBS and public liability insurance and has 14 years experience supporting people with additional needs.
Corrine delivers a range of Makaton workshops including, Level 1-4, Makaton Tasters, Makaton Signing for Babies Train the Trainer and will shortly be delivering Using Makaton with Singing. She is available for group bookings.
Where to go
- Bridge Chapel Centre
- L19 4XR
There is a large free car park and the building is fully accessible. There is cafe on site and baby changing.
*Please note face to face sessions have not yet resumed and all workshops are currently being delivered online via zoom.
Time / Date Details
- When is it on
- Various days and times.
- Time of day
- Session Information
Book directly via www.corrinelloydmakatontutorliverpool.co.uk
- Table of costs
Table of costs Amount Cost Type £10 per Hour
- The 5 week online Makaton Signing for Babies is £50 and includes course handouts a pocket book of signs and symbols and ongoing support.
- Referral Details
All welcome, no diagnosis needed.
- Other notes
All ages and needs are welcome and successes will be celebrated within the group.
This course is open to babies from birth to pre-school and children both with and without communication difficulties.