LEAP Partner Guide


LEAP Partner Guide Overview

This guide is for family or support providers of a person with a disability who has participated in LEAP training. Please see the videos with the tip sheets for each session of LEAP below. It is important that people with IDD learn strategies to prevent abuse because people with IDD are 3 - 5 times more likely to experience abuse than the general population (Vera Institute).

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Session 1 Tip Sheet: People in Your Life

In session one, participants think about the people in their lives and how they relate to them. This is to help them figure out who they can trust in their lives. Please watch the LEAP Session 1 video and then review the information below to learn the main points of the training and how you can practice the concepts with the person you support.

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Session 2 Tip Sheet: Healthy Relationships

In session two, participants discuss the differences between healthy, unhealthy, and confusing relationships. Please watch the LEAP Session 2 video and then review the information below to learn the main points of the training and how you can practice the concepts with the person you support.

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Session 3 Tip Sheet: Healthy Touch

In session three, participants discuss the differences between healthy, unhealthy, and confusing touch. Please watch the LEAP Session 3 video and then review the information below to learn the main points of the training and how you can practice the concepts with the person you support.

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Session 4 Tip Sheet: How and When to Get Help

In session four, participants will discuss how and when to get help if they or someone they know experiences abuse. Please watch the LEAP Session 4 video and then review the information below to learn the main points of the training and how you can practice the concepts with the person you support.

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