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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Blindfold support

Why should you do this exercise? To learn how to provide and receive (accept) support. It will help you to understand the role of a peer-supporter. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer-Trainer can prepare and distribute the obstacles for the obstacle course. They can also be the leader […]

Getting started, getting connected, getting included

Why should you do this exercise? To understand how people with intellectual disabilities should be supported. To understand what good support is all about. What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? The Peer Trainers could run this exercise by themselves. They could read the questions or they could share their own […]

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 […]

You are on television

Why should you do this exercise? To understand what mutual assistance is (peer-to-peer support). What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability? Peer-Trainers can help to develop real life scenarios. These should be connected to their own daily life. What is the objective of the exercise? To examine fictional situations where peer […]