(If you’ve seen the move Mr. Woodcock and liked it, this definitely for you)
“That boy is going to either be president or a criminal.”
What a great thing to overhear about yourself as a kid (from “knowing adults”).
How many of us with “overactive imaginations” would be on Ritalin today?
What would they do to Jim Henson, Einstein or Bob Dylan?
(sorry, Steve Jobs seemed too cliché)
SNL summed it up with “Ritalin, because it’s easier than parenting”.
I’m not a Dr. nor have I raised an ADHD kid, but I’ve had the chance to work with
quite a few. From this, I’ve learned one, very interesting thing…
If you give them a task and let them know it’s important(like leading other kids).
Amazingly, they are focused and generally do a really good job.
Especially if you tell them you believe they’ll do a good job.
Oh, and by the way Mrs. “name redacted“, I turned pretty DAMN good.
No thanks to you and your cruel, evil heart!
I only wonder how many other kids you were mean to.
Just because you thought you could…