It is important that people with learning disabilities have the opportunity to learn about staying healthy and looking after themselves. The games in the Learning Disability Health Promotion Collection promote interaction and discussion around key areas of health, giving people with learning disabilities the chance to take more responsibility for their health.
The games use well know formats such as Snakes and Ladders and have simple rules and easy to read text. They can be used in a variety of settings such as SEN schools, day centres or health and social care settings. Also a fun way for young children in mainstream schools to learn about health.
Requires facilitation by a health/social care professional, teacher of support staff member.
This game enables players to learn about looking after themselves and the importance of a healthy lifestyle. It encourages discussions about smoking, sun protection, drinking and other lifestyle choices.
Helps players to understand what healthy eating means and how to make better food choices.
Heart & Lungs
Players learn about the function of their heart and lungs, and how to look after them with a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.
Home Safe .... or are you?
This game encourages conversations about safety in the home and the community, including security, fire safety, personal safety and avoiding accidents.
2 - 6 per game
Up to 30 minutes per game
|Healthy Living||Healthy Eating||Heart & Lungs||Home Safe... or are you?|
|1x board||1x board||1x board||1x board|
|1x instructions||1x instructions||1x instructions||1x instructions|
|6 x playing pieces||6 x playing pieces||6 x playing pieces||6 x playing pieces|
|1 x dice||1 x dice||1 x dice||1 x dice|
|44x cards||14x cards|