Self-portrait

Why should you do this exercise? This exercise is a good way to getting to know each other at the begining of the training. It allows people to speak about themselves. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-trainer presents his self-portrait and gives instructions The peer-trainer hands out the […]

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 […]

Can I help you?

Why should you do this exercise? To share with other participants some good experiences and problems in your life. When we share this kind of things we can help other persons and find some support for us. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? When preparing the training session, the Peer […]

Trust your sense of smell

Why should you do this exercise? Often persons with disability have low self-esteem. The aim of the exercise is to increase self-esteem. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Prepare sheets of paper with figures. Prepare questions together with the trainer. Ask / read the questions. The co-trainer can also perform […]

Understanding my role as Peer Supporter

Why should you do this exercise? The relation between the peer supporter and the person who receives help can get better. The participants can try out how it is to be the supporter or to receive help. The roles can be exchanged. The relation goes in both directions. What can be the role of a […]

Where to get support

Why should you do this exercise? Identify people who can give help. To identify the difference between a good and bad support. Understand the good attitude of a peer-supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can present their network of help. They could make a role-play to show different […]

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 […]

All different but all equal

Why should you do this exercise? Give and receive positive remarks. Improve your image of yourself. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can help to prepare the materials for the exercise. They can distribute cards and explain the instructions. What is the objective of the exercise? Participants learn to […]