Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language,not replace it, and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order. For more information on Makaton and it’s benefits click on the logo above.
Huddersfield’s local Makaton trainers are Linda Ellis and Lynn Chapman. They are based at Castle Hill Special School in Newsome but can also provide training at your own setting.
Click HERE to be redirected to the Makaton website for more information. Please note you will need to enter postcode HD4 6JL for training opportunities taking place in Huddersfield.