Makaton is a language system that uses:

  • speech
  • signs
  • symbols

This can help a range of children and adults to communicate effectively.

It can help to develop language skills, interaction skills and literacy.

Ami Coleman became a Makaton Regional Tutor in 2008. She is an associate practitioner for The Makaton Charity and is a member of the symbols development team.

We offer:

  • Makaton Taster Session
  • Makaton Levels 1, 2 and 3  
  • Using Makaton in Safeguarding  
  • Bespoke Makaton training if appropriate 
  • Support in gaining Makaton Friendly status