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? […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

My dream

Why should you do this exercise? Everybody has dreams. The group can talk about these dreams. So the participants can see: people do have their own dreams about the future. They can talk about: How are those dreams linked with other people or with inclusion? What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual […]