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Makaton on Emmerdale!

ITV Emmerdale approached Sunshine & Smiles to give guidance on Makaton being used in this episode where Marlon has an emotional conversation with his son, Leo.

Ruth Mercer, who delivers some of our Speech & Language Sessions and is a regional Makaton tutor, spent the day on set advising the cast and crew. She said it was a fantastic day, and we are delighted we were able to help.

It's great to see Makaton used on prime-time television, as we know firsthand the positive impact it has on the people in our community who use it.

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