Scouts-L Mail Archive for September of 1999: Re: Medical information missing
Re: Medical information missing
Thu, 2 Sep 1999 00:39:23 -0600
Late night with a letter man:
Bill, Are you the famous personage of the PBS "How to repair a broken home?"
Thanks for your email. And, please do not take my 'Reverberations' post as
directed at you.
If you check this transmission hour/minutes you will see this is so.
I, for one, appreciated the text and spirit of you commentary.
Best wishes, Gary Apfelstadt
P.S. Could you tell that my family doesn't have a television?
At 12:08 AM 9/2/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>Surfing through the Scouts-L archives today, I found this debate over the
>handling of an ADHD Scout lurking under the rather innocuous heading of
>"Medical information missing." If it hadn't been a slow Scouts-L day, I
>probably wouldn't have seen it. As someone who's been on both sides of the
>fence--having at one time "counseled out" an ADHD Scout whose behavior was
>impeding the smooth running of the troop, but also as the parent of an ADHD
>Scout myself, I went back and looked at the exhange between Carol and Pam,
>following it with considerable interest. So, I'm weighing in with my .02
>and asking a few questions at the same time.
>Even though the two of you have reached a somewhat unfortunate impasse (and
>I again want to state "discrimination" is too strong an accusation to throw
>out here), I've found this dialogue very interesting--much more intelligent
>than the "I'm not going to be responsible for an ADHD Scout and his
>medications" response that I so often see when we discuss this issue on the