Makaton Safeguarding Taster Webinar

Event Code EYT 21/306
Event Description his 2.5 hour webinar is designed to support professionals and carers of children and adults with communication difficulties.

The course builds on existing knowledge of signs and symbols, provides instruction for extra signs and symbols specific to this area of need and offers access to further resources. You must have completed Makaton Level 1 (the first part of Makaton Foundation) before attending this event.

The webinar provides an opportunity to be part of a small group with direct access to a trainer who will be 'teaching' during the session. You must have access to a computer, a stable internet connection, a web camera with microphone and have set up a (free) Zoom account to be able to participate.

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SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Monday
8 March 2021
10:00 - 12:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£30
Subject areas Communication and Writing Skills / Disability / Early Years
Target audience
Early Years
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
Sheila Inwards
Training objectives The aim of this webinar is to provide you with a basic introduction to Makaton safeguarding vocabulary.

It provides signs and symbols for a range of vocabulary covering a number of topics:
  • People: family, relationships and people around us
  • Body parts and clothes
  • Places
  • Feelings: feelings, thoughts and behaviours (including bullying and abuse)
  • Sexual behaviour