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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Compliments

Why should you do this exercise? It is important to know not only your strengths, but also how to praise other people. The task encourages other people to see good qualities of other people, to praise them. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Prepare and distribute the material. Participate in […]

Self-confidence

Why should you do this exercise? It is important to strengthen self-confidence. This is just the aim of the exercise. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Prepare statements together with the trainer. Prepare a place /a room (to draw a line). Read statements. What is the objective of the exercise? […]

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 […]

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 […]