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Title Makaton Foundation Workshop
Date Fri 01 Jun
Event Summer Short Course
Time 9:30am - 4:00pm
Venue Canterbury Campus
Contact education.communityarts@canterbury.ac.uk or Tel: 01227 863451
Price Standard Adult - £150.00

Friday 1 June and Friday 8 June 2018 | 9.30am-4pm |2 sessions Tutor: John-Paul Riordan | Canterbury campus | £150 Makaton is a sign and symbol language programme used by children and adults with speech language and communication difficulties and those who care for them. It is designed for use to support spoken language, so the signs and symbols are used with speech, and in spoken word order. It is used by more than 100,000 people in over 40 different countries (Devarakonda, 2012). John-Paul Riordan is a qualified Makaton Regional Tutor and was a school teacher for eighteen years. I am a senior lecturer in Primary Education at Canterbury Christ Church University. The foundation course is for a minimum of 12 people and a maximum of 15, lasts 2 days and gives a detailed introduction to Makaton and half of the ‘core’ vocabulary (called stages 1 to 4). The cost of the workshop includes participant manuals (Modules 1-4), and pocket books of signs and symbols (Stages 1-4 and Additional).

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