Taking decisions

Why should you do this exercise? It’s a way to realize that we are all in charge of our lives. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-supporter presents his situation. What is the objective of the exercise? Share life experiences Promote self-determination What is the method to be used? […]

The Direction of my Life

Why should you do this exercise? We all want to improve something in our lives. To solve a situation it is very important to understand what the problem is. For this you have to know yourself, to evaluate your life conditions and to think about what do you want for the future. What can be […]

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 […]

Reasons for being a Peer Supporter

Why should you do this exercise? For being a Peer Supporter it is important to know what one’s role is. To understand the rules and limits of the peer support role. To recognize the differences between a peer supporter and professionals. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the […]

Good and bad support

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what are the differences between good and bad support. To help the participants to know how they can provide a good support. To recognize important aspects related with good support. For example: the importance of active listening. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual […]

Taking a decision

Why should you do this exercise? We should know: For taking a decision, we need information. Without information you cannot decide. Or you may decide wrongly. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers should at first do this exercise for themselves. They should do it with the Trainer before the […]

Learning from your mistakes

Why should you do this exercise? Learning from our errors. Make the link with peer supporting. Accept that help can be ignored and learn to manage this indifference. Think about recommendations for good peer-supporting. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? They can speak about situation in which help was ignored. […]

Knowing my rights and obligations

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what it means to take a decision. Each person has the right to decide. For taking a decision we need information. Without information you cannot take an informed decision. Sometimes we need support for taking a decision. In these cases we need support from a person with […]