TALKmoreCORNWALL CIC Successfully Wins National Lottery Funding
TALKmoreCORNWALL CIC is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a £10,000 grant from the National Lottery Awards For All fund with support from Access to Finance.
The funding will allow TALKmoreCORNWALL CIC to provide Makaton workshops for people, living in Cornwall, who work or live with children who have additional needs at a subsidised cost. Funding will allow us to provide up to 100 free workshop spaces for those who may not otherwise be able to access it. This support from the National Lottery will enable TALKmoreCORNWALL CIC to continue to make a positive difference to the lives of children and young people with additional needs throughout Cornwall.
Between 2020 and 2021 we were able to train over 200 people to use Makaton in their home, school or workplace, including residential and foster homes. Workshops were offered with a reduced price with an average subsidy per person of 50% for Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 workshops, bespoke taster sessions and Makaton Signing for Babies and Families.
Children who benefitted from this training included children with mutism, Austism Spectrum Disorder, delayed speech, non-verbal, Down’s Syndrome and other communication difficulties.