Set limits of communication

Why should you do this exercise? Communication with different people goes on in different ways. This task can help participants to set out the limits. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The co-trainer performs this task. Together with the trainer he/she discusses what communication limits exist. What is the objective […]

Tell the story

Why should you do this exercise? It is very important to listen attentively communicating with other people. This task demonstrates how important it is. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? If it is necessary the co-trainer can help to select the participants. The co-trainer can read the story. What is […]

Emotions

Why should you do this exercise? All of us feel emotions. All of us have similar emotional expression. It is important to learn to recognize emotions. It facilitates communication. It is easier to understand how the other person feels. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The co-trainer can give photos/pictures […]

Who am I?

Why should you do this exercise? This exercise helps to understand that it is important to ask questions. The exercise shows it is important to gather much information in order to bettter understand the other person. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? A co-trainer can prepare the required material. A […]

A Training Talk

Why should you do this exercise? This is a training for conducting talks as a peer supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? This exercise is done by 3 people: A peer supporter has a training talk with a person. The third person is listening and helps to evaluate. What […]

Steps towards self-determination and self-advocacy

Why should you do this exercise? Here you can learn: How are my individual assistance needs connected with self-advocacy? What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? This exercise a peer supporter should study carefully with the trainer. This will help later on in talks as a peer supporter. What is the […]

Steps towards a decision

Why should you do this exercise? Here you can get some help to put steps in order on the way to a decision. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? You can run this exercise together with your teacher. What is the objective of the exercise? To decide things sometimes can […]

How to make a Presentation

Why should you do this exercise? Sometimes, experienced Peer Supporters will give a lecture to others, for instance about their own experience. Here you have some advice, how Peer Supporters can prepare themselves. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? For training, you can run this exercise together with the Trainer. […]

How to conduct a good talk

Why should you do this exercise? Here you get some tips, how to prepare and to conduct a peer-supporting talk. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? It is expected that the Peer Supporter conducts the talk alone with the peer. What is the objective of the exercise? Often Peer Support […]