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Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate.
It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order.
Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability.
Everything they do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers.
Come in to find the latest information on the sites you like to visit, mobiles and new technology. Find out what’s good, what’s not and what you can do about it.
If you look after young people there’s an area for you too – with resources you can use in the classroom or at home.
Most importantly, there’s also a place which anyone can use (click on this link report) if they feel uncomfortable or worried about someone they are chatting to online. Click on this link All the information here is brought to you by the team at the NCA's CEOP Command.
Safety advice for all using the internet and social sites
Childnet International is a non-profit organisation working with others to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
PECS was developed in 1985 as a unique augmentative/alternative communication intervention package for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related developmental disabilities.
First used at the Delaware Autistic Program, PECS has received worldwide recognition for focusing on the initiation component of communication.
PECS does not require complex or expensive materials.
It was created with families, educators, and resident care providers in mind, so is readily used in a range of settings.