What’s the problem?

Why should you do this exercise? Everybody has problems related with their lives. These problems can have the same reasons and solutions. But they can also have different reasons and solutions. To solve a situation it is very important to understand what the problem is. It is important to be able to identify and solve […]

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? […]

Public and private

Why should you do this exercise? It’s important to understand what information belongs to private life and must stay private. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-trainer can display the material. The peer-trainer can tell about a moment in his life when he has been in a situation in […]

The interview

Why should you do this exercise? It’s a way to practice “listening skills” which are very important in peer-support. When someone tells you a story and you report it to someone else, it’s important to keep the meaning and not to change the information. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? […]

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 […]

The Peer

Why should you do this exercise? Understand the definition of peer: “A peer, is my equal, at my level. We share the same things. We feel the same things. A peer is someone who went through the same situations as me. A peer is not necessarily a friend or a family member.” What can be […]

I like and … I don’t like

Why should you do this exercise? It’s a way to speak about feelings and tastes. It’s also a way to notice that others may have a different opinion and that’s ok. Explain difference between truth and opinions. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-trainer lays and picks up the […]

Jigsaw my life

Why should you do this exercise? This exercise corresponds to the situation of peer-support. When we learn to know a person, we are interested in her life and in her experiences. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-trainer asks questions, makes the groups and notes the informations on the […]

History of pictures

Why should you do this exercise? This exercise makes the people work in a playful way by manipulating images. It is accessible to every public. It allows to exercise the capacities of communication and observation. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The peer-trainer can show quickly all the stories on […]

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 […]