SEN Skills for Life
A series of eleven short form dramas aimed at supporting young people with learning disabilities to deal with issues encountered by young people in general.
IM Imposter: Online Safety Part 1 of 2 Dur: 3’49”
John has a mild learning difficulty. He’s been chatting to someone online and arranges to meet them in the park.
Stranger Danger : Online Safety Part 2 of 2 Dur: 4’31”
John has made a new friend online and has arranged to meet them in a park. But the person who shows up isn’t the person he was expecting……….
He Got Told: How NOT to Get a Girlfriend
A teenage fantasist tries to chat-up two fellow students. It doesn’t go very well. Dur: 3’18”
We Want a Party: Working Together Dur: 5’19”
Three teenagers with severe learning difficulties decide to have a party for their friends. They plan who to invite and what to eat.
If the time’s right: peer pressure and sex Dur: 4’01”
Millie and John have been going out together for a couple of months and they’re thinking about sex. They both have mild learning difficulties.
Dealing With Feelings Dur: 3’22”
Several teenagers with learning difficulties talk about how they deal with uncomfortable feelings, such as anger and being fed-up.
Movie Mayhem: Bad Behaviour at the Cinema Dur: 3’49”
A group of friends go to the cinema. Some of them don’t seem to know how to behave appropriately.
Staying Out of Trouble Dur: 3’56”
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.
Leave Me Alone: Inappropriate Attention Dur: 5’14”
Millie and Declan both have mild learning difficulties. Declan keeps harassing Millie at school. Millie wants to tell someone about what’s happening but doesn’t know how.
Bullying: Henry’s Story Dur: 4’52”
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.
Know Who Your Friends Are Dur: 5’21”
A teenage lad is at a party with her friend. Everything’s going fine until two older teenagers gatecrash the party and proceed to get him friend drunk.