Posts Tagged ‘makaton’


Singing Hands

Suzanne and Tracy are the co-founders of Singing Hands. Our son (and daughter) have sung and signed with them on a number of occasions such as the Down syndrome Association Christmas Carol concert. My son always enjoys these occasions. I have taken the following (below the video) information from the Singing Hands website “About Us” page (with permission [...]

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 [...]