John Huggins, of Southwold, has been working hard to raise awareness for Makaton – and has started a petition which currently has well over 13,000 signatures. But what exactly is Makaton, and why is it important?
“Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech, enabling people to communicate,” explained John.
“It has been developed from languages around the world, and there are a number of crossovers with British Sign Language, but has been carefully chosen to make it simpler and easier to learn.”
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