Book your place on our Makaton Foundation Course

Makaton Foundation Course

Dates: Monday 9th & Monday 16th October

Times: 09.30 – 16.00

Price: £120 for professionals, £60 for parents and carers

If you’re supporting a person with communication difficulties as a result learning disabilities, attending our Makaton foundation course could have a big impact. Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life and Makaton gives everyone a helping hand to talk. 

Children and adults are able to use its signs and symbols to communicate straight away. It’s designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech in spoken word order.

Using Makaton removes the frustration of being unable to communicate effectively with others, connecting individuals with the people and world around them and unlocking a whole host of possibilities.

This is a two day course with places offered at £120 for professionals and £60 for parent/ carers. Take a look at the course details.

Seashell Trust leads the field when it comes to supporting young people with the most severe disabilities to communicate.  We are a national centre of excellence in the provision of services and support to children and young people with the most profound and complex education and care needs.

For more information or to book your place, email or call 0161 610 0187.

View the Makaton Foundation course details.


What previous attendees have to say about our signing courses:

“This is a great course and I have learned enough signing to enable me to have a basic conversation with deaf people.”

“I was given every opportunity to learn and practice my signing skills in a friendly learning environment.”