Welcome to Makaton Places

At The Makaton Charity, we're dedicated to fostering inclusivity and enhancing communication for individuals of all abilities. Makaton Places encompasses both Makaton Aware and Makaton Friendly organisations across the country. These pathways aim to create welcoming environments where everyone's voice is heard and understood, boosting inclusion and accessibility for all.

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Makaton Aware: fostering inclusivity, enhancing communication

Makaton Aware sticker, showing the Makaton logoWhat is Makaton Aware?

Makaton Aware is an innovative initiative committed to breaking down communication barriers and ensuring that everyone feels valued and understood. It's ideal for individuals or businesses looking to promote inclusivity without requiring extensive training.

Find out more about Makaton Aware

Makaton Friendly: creating accessible spaces

Makaton Friendly sticker, showing the Makaton logoWhat is Makaton Friendly?

Makaton Friendly is a partnership programme designed to make organisations and community spaces more accessible to Makaton users. It involves comprehensive training and support to ensure partners can effectively accommodate the needs of Makaton users. To participate in the programme, organisations are required to have a Premium Group Membership which provides access to additional resources and support, essential for maintaining Makaton Friendly environments.

Find out more about Makaton Friendly

How do I find Makaton Aware and Makaton Friendly places?

Use our simple online search tool to find Makaton Aware and Makaton Friendly places. Look out for our Makaton Aware or Makaton Friendly logo displayed in their windows.

Go to the Makaton Places map

Want to know more?

Check out the frequently asked questions about Makaton Places.

Read the Makaton Places FAQ

Join us in helping to create a world where everyone’s communication needs are met and every voice is heard. Whether you're interested in Makaton Aware or Makaton Friendly places, together, we can make a difference.