Inclusion starts with an I

Why should you do this exercise? To understand the concepts of inclusion and exclusion, from each participant life experiences. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the training session, the Peer Trainer should do this exercise by himself/herself with the trainer. The Peer Trainer can explain the concepts and […]

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 […]

Support with social inclusion

Why should you do this exercise? This exercise helps you to think over: How should support workers support in the community? What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? They may read the scenarios so that the others can listen. They can give examples from their own life. They can give their […]

Know your rights

Why should you do this exercise? It is very important to know about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities. Because there is much left to do to fulfill these rights. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer-Trainers can do this exercise with the other […]

An exercise in confidentiality

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what is confidentiality. To build respect and trust among the participants. To understand their responsibility as peer-supporters. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can help to prepare the place. They also can participate in the exercise. What is the objective of […]

Getting to know each other

Why should you do this exercise? To know better all the participants. To understand that all participants are different but still can have something in common. To respect the choices, the life style, the differences and decisions of each other. Talk about inclusion. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The […]

Sharing experiences

Why should you do this exercise? To encourage the participants to share their life experiences. To discuss about different inclusive solutions for several topics of support. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer Trainer can be responsible to put in practice the exercise with the trainer´s support for the […]

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 […]