Children with ADHD/ADD

A forum for moms to discuss all the great things and the challenges of raising a child with ADHD or ADD

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To anyone considering medication

My son was never formally diagnosed with add. I couldn't afford the psychiatrists fees, but I went into his pediatrician and explained to her that our son behaved like a class...

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Coffee helps ADHD children

It helps my son! My son has seen doctors and all have said that the same stimulant that is in adhd medicine is also in coffee. My son's old school used to take him a cup of...

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Intuniv and major attitude, anyone else?

Hi, My otherwise happy go lucky well mannered 7 year old daughter has had a MAJOR attitude since starting intuniv about 3 weeks ago (like PMS type agitation). At first I thought...

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Meds not helping anymore

My son has been on Vyvanse for over 5 years. He turned 14 and all went worse. We changed him to Adderall XR hoping that would make a difference since he had been on the Vyvanse...

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my son has ocd/anxiety/adhd help!

11 0 . . hi my son is diagnosed adhd/anxiety/ocd. He is currently taking zoloft for the anxiety, for 3 weeks now. the anxiety is getting a little better, but he is so...

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Meds not helping anymore

My son has been on Vyvanse for over 5 years. He turned 14 and all went worse. We changed him to Adderall XR hoping that would make a difference since he had been on the Vyvanse...

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silence

does. any other. parents feel. the silence of a non verbal. child. especially. when or she comes home fron school and. can. not tell about his. at school. this is when. ny...

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Intuniv and Abilify Combo

My son has ADHD and ODD. We took him off Adderall and fluoxetine about a month ago b/c he was staying up all night w/ out any memory of what happened. We've steady increased the...

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scholarships for ADHD??

Question... I know they have scholarships for ASD kids for different things like athletics and social settings(like scouts, and such) but do such things exist for kids with ADHD?

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Meds: Vyvanse

New to this site - My 7 yr old DD was prescribed this med (Vyvanse) for ADHD and would like to know if any other moms children are taking it and how the results have been. I...

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My son has ADHD and is getting worse

My ex husband and I split 5 years ago. I had nowhere to go, and no way to provide for my son. I thought the best thing to do for him was leave him with my ex, who could provide...

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MEDS: Intuniv and Seroquel, thoughts

I come on this site off and on, I guess thinking I cant be alone and I am wrong to ask questions about putting my 9 yr old son on medication...and I feel like a failure and...

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