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Re: kids who "can't draw"

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Leon R. Nuell (lrnuell)
Tue, 7 May 1996 13:23:35 -0500 (CDT)

Thanks for the reply. Pop psychology ought to be avoided. We should all
keep in mind that life is ever more complex for kids. I don't know that
we really understand how it has affected our kids thinking and being. For
me, the bottom line is finding ways to let kids be kids- period!

On Tue, 7 May 1996, Julie C. Van Camp wrote:

> >Some years ago I rember a Kindergarten child asking for permission to use
> >pencil and eraser on a drawing because of the need to avoid making any
> >mistakes.
> I try to avoid pop psychology, but let me just note that this behavior can
> also be a symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). There is a new Web
> site on this very common affliction:
> It's sponsored by a pharmaceutical company, but still has some useful
> information about symptoms, treatments, etc.
> Julie Van Camp
> Associate Professor of Philosophy
> California State University, Long Beach
> jvancamp