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Birkett, E.M. (1984)
A comparative study of the effects of the Makaton vocabulary and a
language stimulation programme on the communication abilities of
mentally handicapped adults.
Coleman, A. (2014)
MyChoicePad Study: Adults with Learning Disability. The effectiveness of using MyChoicePad as a communication and learning tool in a specialist college in the UK.
Cornforth, A.R.T., Johnson, K. Walker, M. (1974)
Teaching sign language to the deaf mentally handicapped. Apex, 2(1), 23-25.
Ford, J. (2006)
Enhancing Parent and Child Communication: Using Makaton Signing for Babies. A
look at some of the research into the use of signing and reports on
findings which have demonstrated the benefits of using Makaton signing
to enhance communication between parents and their babies.
Franc S. (2000)
La communication augmentï¿½e: Principes. Un systï¿½me original. Le programme Makaton.
Grove, N. (1980)
Current research findings to support the use of sign language with
adults and children who have intellectual and communication handicaps.
Powell, G. (1999)
Current research findings to support the use of signs with adults and
children who have intellectual and communication difficulties.
Reed, A. (2014)
Makaton and MFL case study. Manchester Communication Academy To
what extent does learning sign language alongside a foreign language in
Modern Foreign Languages lessons support oral vocabulary retention in
the foreign language?
Sheehy, K. Duffy, H. (2009)
Attitudes to Makaton in the ages of integration and inclusion. International Journal of Special Education, 24, 2.
Volpato, D., Orton, D. and Blackburn, D. (1986)
Making Progress with Makaton. Nursing Times 30 April 1986, 33-35.
Walker, M. (1977)
Teaching sign language to deaf mentally handicapped adults. (Institute of Mental Subnormality Conference Proceedings) Language and the Mentally Handicapped, 3, 3-25.
Walker, M. (1987)
The Makaton Vocabulary - Uses and effectiveness.
Walker, M. Armfield, A. (1981)
What is the Makaton Vocabulary? Special Education: Forward Trends, 8, (3), 19-20.
The following overviews are also available from the Makaton Library:
- References to Makaton in publications and research 2010-16
- References to Makaton in the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP) report
- Additional research