THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD WITH A.D.D.
May 1, 2000
Please tell me you love me, for I need to be accepted in your eyes.
Please let me know when I have done well, for I need to know that
sometimes I am like other children.
Please share some of your thoughts with me, for my intelligence is
Please learn all you can about my problem. I need understanding as
well as discipline.
Please bother to correct me and keep me in line as much as necessary.
I cannot steer myself.
Give me your patience, because, although it takes me longer, I need
to succeed just like all the other children.|
Please make time in your day for me. I need to feel that attention
and affection are things you want to give. I will not go away if you
pretend I am not there.
Remember that I am a complex person with many traits that are right
and fine. Please help me to see those things in myself. You are my
Please do not abuse me; for, although I need a firmer hand than most,
I feel lost and alone when I see rejection in your eyes. I have no
motive, and all I can do is say, "I am sorry" over and over again.
Please remember that I love you, for you stand beside me day after
day in this confusing and frightening world. You are the reason I am
--- Author Unknown --- Sent in by Gina Harris