Definitions

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  • proper n. A system of communication, including speech, signing, and writing, intended for use by and with people who have language or learning difficulties.

Etymologies

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From the names of its creators: Margaret Walker, Kathy Johnston and Tony Cornforth.

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  • "The name "Makaton" is derived from the first letters of the names of three speech and language therapists who helped devise the programme in the 1970s: the researcher Margaret Walker, and Katharine Johnston and Tony Cornforth, colleagues from the Royal Association for Deaf people.4" - Makaton Wikipedia page.

    March 8, 2018