I like and … I don’t like

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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.

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What can be the role of a Peer-Trainer with intellectual disability?

The peer-trainer lays and picks up the cards.
The peer-trainer ask question and details about trainee’s choices

What is the objective of the exercise?

  • Make a choice
  • Explaining one’s point of view
  • Finding a common agreement
  • Respecting other’s choices and opinions

What is the method to be used?

The peer-trainer lays the cards, face down, on the table
The trainer asks each participant to pick 6 cards randomly
The trainees ranks the cards in order of preference
The trainees keep their favorite card and the card they like the least

The peer-trainer picks up the remaining cards
The trainer asks participants to say what the cards remind them. They note down words or phrases for each card
The peer-trainer divides the group by two

Each participant shows their 2 cards to the others and explains why he prefers one card and dislikes the other

Participants share their opinions on their cards
The trainer asks the subgroups to choose together a single illustration that seems to them important.
The subgroup presents its choice to all participants, explaining the common group’s choice
The trainer makes the group think about the difference between the truths and opinions.

The trainer writes the list on the board

What are the materials needed?

Several pictures, like a photo-language.

Tips for the trainers/additional information

Make sure everyone participates.
Timeframe : 1 hour 30 minutes