Re: Remember Scouting is a Safe Haven...
Peter McMullen (petemc@SLIP.NET)
Sun, 9 Aug 1998 10:05:50 -0700
Well, Rich and Tim really need to look at what they are saying.
Scouting is for ALL kids, not just the easy ones. Those of us who
parent ADD/ADHD kids mostly work very hard to help them fit in with
the rest of society. It ain't just a matter of drugging them into
oblivion or hiding (can't hide it but trying) the fact from others.
Most of us would live it if our kids were "normal" but at least for
mine I wouldn't take him any other way. To keep him in Scouting I
have to attend each den meeting to help the den leader, SO WHAT!!!
But people like Rich and Tim probably would have rejected him at the
door. Please read the scout oath and law and see how you fit in the
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