Strategies for Working with Children Who Have Attention Deficits

Posted: June 08, 2011

Christopher Thurber, board certified clinical psychologist and co-founder of ExpertOnlineTraining.com, offers advice to counselors working with campers who have attention deficits.

There are opportunities to teach every child better self-control. Of course, being spontaneous — even a little out of control — is fun. It's just that learning to listen, concentrate, and sustain attention are also important life skills. Camp is an ideal setting for cultivating self-control and controlled chaos.