Looking for Love? Not Always! Exploring the Variety of Human Relationships. An Activity for Developmentally Disabled Youth.

Source: ETR ReCAPP Website

Target Audience: Developmentally delayed youth, ages 13 to 18; Level III (early adolescence, ages 12 through 15; middle school/junior high school) and IV (adolescence, ages 15 through 18; high school)

Duration of Lesson: Three 30 to 45 minute sessions

Date Published: 2001

Summary: Intended for moderate to high functioning developmentally delayed youth, this 3 part lesson helps youth identify various types of relationships and describe appropriate ways people in different kinds of relationships relate to each other. Through small group and large group discussion, youth are asked to look at pictures and talk about the similarities and differences between romantic relationships and other relationships and to identify strategies for dealing with challenging relationships.

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