Down Syndrome Scout
Jan Bemis (NECS4029@AOL.COM)
Fri, 15 Sep 1995 23:07:54 -0400
The experts for any Downs Syndrome child are his parents. But
what about the troop? How well will the other scouts deal with
him? I suggest the "Ethics in Action". It is found in Cub Scout's
"How To" Book. The module on Hard Lessons WORKS. When I
used it on my sons in High School, (their oldest brother has ADD or
Attentional Deficit Disorder) they each reacted positively. As one
of them said: "My God! Is THAT what Rob's been dealing with all
By the way, Rob made Eagle Scout, which explains my comment:
"If Rob can make Eagle, anyone can!"
Good Luck! He'll probably teach you more than you'll teach him.
Mohegan Council, BSA
PS: Did I get it right this time, Dear?
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City