My name is Charlotte Cooke and I am a regional Makaton Tutor.
If you have an questions about makaton please email me at
Makaton signing and Communicate in print symbols are used across the school as part of our commitment to developing communication.
What is Makaton?
Makaton is a language programme that uses signs and symbols to help people communicate. Signs are used, with speech, in spoken word order. The signs help provide extra information about what someone is saying.
You will find some free resources and they have their own sign of the week video on the website.
Makaton signed nursery rhymes. Also links to episodes of something special on BBC IPlayer.
Something Special Magazine has a Facebok page which is also worth following.
Sign of the week posted each Monday. You will find some of their songs and signs on their YouTube channel. (singingHandsUK)