Here you’ll find all of the special programs offered by PEERS Foundation. Click a topic to find out more about the specific programs.
Award-Winning DUI Simulator
The PEERS Foundation DUI Simulator emulates real driving conditions, and is designed to realistically show your students the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol. Unlike other simulators, the DUI Simulator uses an actual vehicle attached with sensors. Through a head-mounted display, students see a fully-rendered virtual reality. The software is able to recreate drunk driving in any driving conditions, including rain and icy roads.
Texting has been proven to endanger drivers up to eight times more than alcohol. Ranked #1 among texting awareness programs, AWARE-TXT will significantly expose students to the dangers of texting while driving with a state-of-the-art virtual reality simulator.
For more information, visit our page about Distracted Driving Awareness.
Dare to Face Your Future: Anti-Smoking Interactive Exhibit
This program includes a museum-like interactive exhibit where students are able to walk through and learn about how smoking affects their lives. The program specifically targets the myths (and truths) about smoking. Along the way, students will specifically learn how much this unhealthy life choice would affect them. Upon completion, students will receive several 8.5”x11” print-outs of themselves at different points in the future, ranging from today through adulthood one set of how she/he would look as an average smoker, and another set of how she/he would look as a non-smoker.
For more information, visit our page about Anti-Smoking Awareness.
Dare to Face Your Future: Nutrition Education Interactive Exhibit
This program includes a similar museum-like interactive exhibit as the Anti-Smoking program. Students learn about how poor nutrition affects their lives. Students will receive several 8.5”x11” print-outs of themselves in the future, ranging from today through well into adulthood—one set of how she/he will look with healthy life choices, and another set with unhealthy life choices.
This program uses a high-energy interactive game show with cash prizes. Students compete head-to-head in trivia-based game where the questions include popular culture references as well as facts about the dangers of cyber bullying. It’s the perfect blend between education and entertainment, and is sure to have students fully engaged.
For more information, visit our page about Cyber Bullying Awareness.