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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In accordance with the latest government announcement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should be aware of the instruction to stay at home, and to only leave the house for food, health reasons or essential work. You should also stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people.

In light of this, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory will be unable to meet until further notice, and there may be a reduced service for other local and national organisations.

For further information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed.

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Makaton Charity

Description:

Makaton is an internationally recognised communication programme, used in more than 40 countries worldwide to help people with learning disability to communicate.

Makaton uses signs, symbols and speech to help people communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in spoken word order.

With Makaton, children and adults can communicate straight away using the signs and symbols. Many then drop the signs or symbols, naturally, at their own pace, as they develop speech.

The Makaton Charity provides a wide range of training for parents, carers and professionals. Their training is delivered through a network of licensed Makaton Tutors across the UK. They also have a wide range of printed and electronic resources, provide free advisory services and work with others to make information accessible.

For more information, please follow the link to visit their website.

Contact Details

Address:
Westmead House
Farnborough
Hampshire
Postcode:
GU12 7LP
Telephone:
01276 606760 (Monday to Thursday
9am to 5pm; Friday
9am to 4pm)
Email:
info@makaton.org
Website
www.makaton.org

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Page last reviewed:
01/09/2018
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