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Westminster Special School

Federation of Westminster Special Schools Training and Outreach

Makaton Enhancement Workshop for Professionals

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This event will take place between 9:00am and 4:00pm on 20/05/2019 until 22/05/2019.


The Enhancement Workshop concentrates on improving and developing signing and symbol skills.  You will learn translation skills using signs and symbols.

Lectures examine the assessment of users’ needs, adapting communication to suit an individual’s needs and how to develop communication skills.  You will revise the signs and symbols you learned on the Foundation Workshop and learn the signs and symbols for Stages 5-8 of the Core Vocabulary.

Entry criteria

Participants must have completed the Foundation Workshop.

Study materials

You will receive 6 workshop manuals, Pocket Book of Signs 2 and Pocket Book of Symbols 2.  You will also be given a certificate of attendance.  Please remember to keep your Enhancement Workshop certificate in case you want to attend further Makaton training.

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