Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Appropriate behaviour


Greeting This short film can be downloaded from the BBC Learning Zone. A boy is going to the doctor's surgery. On his way he encounters a number of different people. He is shown engaging with them and demonstrates both inappropriate and appropriate behaviour when meeting different people.The film is suitable for using with students with a severe learning disability . The learning Zone also has a good range of short films for students with a moderate learning difficulties / Autism which cover many aspects of relationships and appropriate behaviour.

Bullying Henry has a mild learning difficulty. A boy and a girl who go to his school are bullying him and he's not sure what to do about it.

Dealing with feelings Several teenagers with learning difficulties talk about how they deal with uncomfortable feelings like anger and being fed-up.

Bad behaviour at the cinema Marcel is an autistic teenager. His friend Joe invites him to the cinema. Joe has Downs Syndrome. Other friends are invited too.

Staying out of trouble Henry's got a mild learning difficulty. He's at his aunt's house with his cousin Jade and a couple of her friends. A fight starts and Henry's not sure what he should do.

Inappropriate Attention A teenage girl is being pestered at school by a boy in her class. Both of them have mild learning difficulties. It has been going on for a while

peer pressure and sex A boy-girl teenage couple have been going out together for a few months. Her best friend boasts about having sex with her boyfriend

how not to get a girlfriend A teenage fantasist tries to chat-up two fellow students. It doesn’t go very well.

on line safety A teenage boy is online in his bedroom. He's communicating with someone using instant messenger


Know who your friends are Jodie's autistic. She and her friend John are at a party. All's going well and everyone is having fun until two slightly older teenagers gatecrash the party.

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