An Aug. 7 article on healthcentral.com provided the following tips to ensure that your child has an enjoyable summer camp experience:
If your child already knows at least one other child at camp before they go, it will increase his comfort level. Ask the camp for a list of local campers, so you can contact the parents. You can either have your child talk on the phone with the camper, set up a play date with one child, or set up a group play date.Click here to learn more about summer camps for children with ADHD.
You might want to consider doing this with a day camp as well as sleepaway camp. ...
The camp director should meet with your child before camp starts. If he or she is reluctant to for some reason, or too busy, find another camp.
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