Category: Development & Education


Numicon maths teaching system

Numicon is a multi-sensory maths teaching programme using visual Numicon images in a series of practical teaching activities currently comprising three stages – Foundation, Stage 1 and Stage 2. We have used the Numicon system with our son for a number of years now.

The teaching programme which accompanies the Numicon apparatus has been developed by the authors as [...]

Makaton

Makaton is a unique language programme offering a structured, multi-modal approach, using signs and symbols, for the teaching of communication, language and literacy skills for people with communication and learning difficulties.

We started signing, using the Makaton system, when our son was just a few months old. It was amazing how quickly he was able to start [...]

Learn Makaton

Learn Makaton is a great little website that teaches you how to do simple Makaton (through video clips) with sections such as: Who speaks my language?, My first words, Questions and Answers, Numbers and more. It also teaches Makaton in different languages.

We used (and still use) the Makaton system with our son and thus know the value of [...]