Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Coping With A Hyperactive Boy Scout At Summer Camp Brochure
Re: Coping With A Hyperactive Boy Scout At Summer Camp Brochure
Ian N Ford
Thu, 24 Jun 1999 12:22:26 +0100
From: Scouts-L Youth Group List [mailto:Scouts-L@LISTSERV.TCU.EDU]On
Behalf Of Pam Glidden
Sent: 24 June 1999 01:04
Subject: Re: Coping With A Hyperactive Boy Scout At Summer Camp Brochure
<Anyway, it gets funny sometimes.
>I've known 2 boys with AD/HD that couldn't
>remember to take their own meds on time, to
>remind each other to take THEIR own on time!
This makes sense to me, provided their timing is not in phase ... when the
is working they can focus OK, so of course they will remind their friend.
But when their medication runs out they will not be aware of it at first ...
I find about half an hour after my Ritalin has worn off I want a cup of
coffee or a bar of chocolate ... at that point I look at my watch and
realise the time. I actually have an alarm watch to remind me to take my
Ritalin, and then I can remind the kids to take theirs, <g>
>The MOST valuable tool I always recommend, for
>dealing with AD/HD, is a very well developed
>sense of humor. It's always helped me so far.
The best thing in knowing how to deal with AD/HD kids is having been one