a fantastic site for children – click on the link for ‘Something Special’. Have a look at ‘Something Special’ on the pages for grown-ups too. There is lots of information about the programme and related games and ideas. See the new section of baby signs too. See www.bbc.co.uk and search ‘What’s On’ and this will tell you when Something Special is being shown.
Includes all the contact details for the Makaton Vocabulary Development Project and a list of their numerous resources. These include: pocket books of signs and symbols, DVD/Videos of the BBC’s ‘Something Special’ and ‘Makaton Nursery Rhymes’. A number of corresponding ‘Something Special’ pocket books of signs are also now available as is the booklet ‘Makaton Signing for babies’.
An independent voluntary organisation which aims to help children with additional needs and their families. They offer weekly play sessions, talks, workshops, complementary therapies and counselling. All sessions are free.
Buy Makaton resources online. Search on ‘Makaton’ to view their range of products available through this catalogue. This site provides a huge range or specialist books, assessment tools, software and resources for a multitude of conditions relating to education, special needs, speech and language, social problems and mental health issues.