How to give extra help at home with my child / young person's understanding, talking and communication
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The resources here will help you reach the outcome: "I know what extra changes I can make at home that make understanding and communicating easier for my teenager."
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Makaton sign and symbol resources
These free Makaton resources are available for you to access and use to support communication. These symbols and signs help you to provide extra information and clues about what you are saying as well as support the development of essential communication skills such as attention and listening and understanding.
Widgit provides symbols that you can use to support communication such as creating communication books to share information; visual timetables to support understanding of structure and routine; task boards to support independent learning and pictures to develop vocabulary. Here you will find more information about how to use symbols to help communication and independence. It also include resources and ideas to get you started.