Goals of MakatonSA
To offer training to members of the public – teachers, therapists, parents, caregivers or anyone who communicates with people with communication challenges - so that the needs of people with communication difficulties and those communicating with them are better understood and catered for.
To improve the quality of life of the 1.6 million South African children and adults who have communication disabilities but have no communication systems through the provision of the Makaton communication system.
To develop the Resource Vocabulary and the Makaton for Babies programme.
To raise awareness of the challenges people with communication difficulties and those communicating with them face.