In February 2018 Romsey became the first ‘Makaton Friendly Town’ in the U.K,. With “More than 30 organisations in Romsey now using Makaton to communicate with children and adults with communication difficulties.”
In 2020 Andover and District Mencap, with the help of HCC, TVBC and Andover Town Council want to make Andover a Makaton Friendly Town.
Having secured funding from HCC, TVBC and Andover Town Council, Andover and District Mencap are looking for organisations interested in becoming Makaton Friendly and support Andover in becoming Makaton Friendly Town.
Andover and District Mencap will be holding a number events workshops in 2020
If you or your organisation is interested please contact to register your interest: