Hi, I'm Andrea!
I teach Makaton online.

Nottingham, England
Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle

October 11, 2021
3 minutes

Before The Makaton Charity relaunched their Makaton Friendly Scheme, Nottingham Castle identified that its visitors would benefit from the staff attending further training in Makaton...

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What is Makaton Friendly?

July 3, 2021
2 minutes

The Makaton Friendly scheme is run by The Makaton Charity to recognise organisations who strive to make their services more accessible to those who have additional communication needs, by ensuring that...


My Favourite Makaton Signs

October 28, 2020
3 minutes

Some research findings show that the most iconic signs are the easiest to remember. In other words, a sign that looks like the thing it represents...

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Why I Love Makaton

October 6, 2020
3 minutes

My first class was with a teacher who also started the same day as me, and with a very patient, very experienced Teaching Assistant, who had been at the school for a few years...

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What is Makaton?

September 20, 2020
2 minutes

Makaton is a multi-modal language programme using signs, symbols, and speech to support communication. It promotes the development of functional communication skills, such as attention and listening...

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My First Blog

September 1, 2020
3 minutes

Hello and welcome to my first blog. Let me tell you how I came to be writing about the Makaton Language Programme today...