Makaton at your fingertips... 24/7

Membership gives you 24/7 digital access to all the symbols and signs within the Makaton Core Vocabulary (Levels 1 – 4).  With video tutorials, the support of a vibrant online community, and the ability to download your favourite content for easy offline access, Membership is the essential partner for your Makaton journey.

Who can join?

Anyone can join! Makaton is a language programme that combines signs, symbols and speech to empower anyone living with learning or communication difficulties to understand and be understood. Membership provides valuable support to those undergoing Makaton training, family and friends who use Makaton to converse in and around the home, and professionals who use Makaton in the workplace. With a choice of Individual and Group Memberships simply select the Membership that's right for you.

Why join?

Never be lost for words

  • Search and view all of the signs, videos, and symbols within the Makaton Core Vocabulary
  • With content updated weekly there's everything you need for effective everyday communication

Quickly find your go-to signs and symbols

  • Create your own favourites box for fast access to your essential signs and symbols
  • Download favourites to your computer or phone for easy offline access

MakaChat - The help you need, when you need it

  • Make new friends and enjoy the support of our vibrant online community
  • Ask the experts, our knowledgeable Senior Tutors and Ambassadors are online to answer your queries

Have fun and improve your skills with full access to the Makaton Library

  • A range of useful everyday communication tools and practical Wordlists
  • Enjoy Activities, Games, Video Signed Stories and Signs for Songs  

Broaden your experience with free attendance to Exclusive Member Events

  • Meet like-minded people and build on your Makaton knowledge
  • Choose the best events for you from a wide range of options

Supercharge your personal Makaton vocabulary with Booster Packs

  • Select from a range Booster Packs and tailor your Membership to your interests
  • Choose from topics including Living and Learning, Transport and Vehicles, and Food and Drink

Not sure? Try a 7-day free trial...

If you're ready to join then select your best option from the choices below. Alternatively you can enjoy a free 7-day Membership trial with no obligation to join. Please note we are only able to offer one free trial per customer. 

How to start your 7-day free trial

It only takes a minute to register for your free 7-day trial. We don't ask for any payment details and your Free Membership will automatically expire after 7-days. To take advantage of your free trial, first you need to sign-in or create an account.


All the Signs, Videos, and Symbols from the Core Vocabulary

One login

 £5.99 monthly
 £60 for 1 year



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Friends & Family

All the benefits of Individual Membership with group discount

Four logins

 £8.99 monthly
£90 for 1 year



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All the benefits of Individual Membership for groups of colleagues

Four logins

 £8.99 monthly
£90 for 1 year



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Annual Membership models are a 12 month subscription paid annually. Pay Monthly Membership models are a minimum 12 month subscription which can be cancelled at any time upon completion of the initial 12 month subscription. The money we receive through our Membership subscriptions support the Charity to curate, develop and expand the use of the Makaton Language Programme. The Charity is committed to enabling all who need Makaton to access the signs and symbols. If you have some great ideas on what you would like to see available within the membership, please let us know:

A brief tour round some of the benefits of becoming a Makaton member

All Makaton Membership types are classified as Informal Supporter Members of The Makaton Charity, where Supporter Membership is defined as an ‘informal membership’, who may be called a ‘member’ but who are not a company member of the Charity entitled to vote at general meetings.