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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note that in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should take heed of the current information available from GOV.UK: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Therefore, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory may still be unable to meet, and there may also be a reduced service available from other local and national organisations.

For more information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed. Stay alert and stay safe.

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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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