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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
Telephone
E-mail
corrine_lloyd_makaton_tutor@hotmail.com
Website
https://www.facebook.com/.../ComeandSign
Notes

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

Name
Bridge Chapel Centre
Address
Heath Road
Garston
Liverpool
Merseyside
Postcode
L19 4XR
Notes

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
Afternoon
Evening
Morning
Session Information
Book directly via www.corrinelloydmakatontutorliverpool.co.uk

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£10 per Hour
Details
The 5 week online Makaton Signing for Babies is £50 and includes course handouts a pocket book of signs and symbols and ongoing support.

Availability

Referral required
No
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.

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