Moms of Kids With ADHD

Help from Moms who know. Questions, answers and support for parents raising children with ADHD. Medication, socialization, education, and behavior topics provide information based upon experience. Share any topic regarding raising your ADHD child.

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My son is allergic to video games

My 9 yo son with ADHD gets oppositional, obsessive, clingy, demanding, mean, threatening when he is allowed to play video games for even 10 minutes a day. Just like peanut...

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Compulsive behaviors in ADHD kids?

I have heard that ADD comes with compulsive behaviors like patterning and sorting objects or the uncontrollable urge to count things. Is the same true with combined type ADHD?...

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ADHD and Diet

Anyone have any experience or success with varying the diet for those with ADHD? I have read that eliminating artificial colors, flavors and preservatives help. Most of the...

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Teen with differnet personalities

I have a teen that has ADD. Diagnosed Aspergers... Maybe bipolar, personality disorder. Anyway, he is a completely different kid at school then at home. He's learned how to...

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ADHD medication

My 7 year old daughter takes Focalin XR for ADHD and we just added Intuniv to help with anxiety and impulsivity. Does anyone know how long it takes for the Intuniv to start...

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Focalin XR?

I'd love to hear, for better or worse, what other people's experiences are using Focalin XR for ADHD. This is the first medication that my 6 year old son has taken for his...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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Son won't swallow pills, any ideas?

My 9 year old has ADHD and still won't swallow pills whole, which makes trying some of the other medications impossible. I can't seem to get him to do it, he's very stubborn. He...

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ADHD medication

My 7 year old daughter takes Focalin XR for ADHD and we just added Intuniv to help with anxiety and impulsivity. Does anyone know how long it takes for the Intuniv to start...

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Compulsive behaviors in ADHD kids?

I have heard that ADD comes with compulsive behaviors like patterning and sorting objects or the uncontrollable urge to count things. Is the same true with combined type ADHD?...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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Newly diagnosed

Hi! My 8 year old daughter although I've known for a long time was just recently diagnosed with adhd along with odd! Years ago she was misdiagnosed with just anxiety....the last...

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Compulsive behaviors in ADHD kids?

I have heard that ADD comes with compulsive behaviors like patterning and sorting objects or the uncontrollable urge to count things. Is the same true with combined type ADHD?...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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Teen with differnet personalities

I have a teen that has ADD. Diagnosed Aspergers... Maybe bipolar, personality disorder. Anyway, he is a completely different kid at school then at home. He's learned how to...

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in need of some help please

I am at a total loss here ladies and could use some help. My 4 year old was recently diagnosed ADHD. in the short 3 months we have tried different medicines and the most...

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intuniv mixed with other meds?1?

My daughter is 8 yrs old and is ODD and OCD. She fights with her sister and we walk on egg shells at home during her fits of rage, throwing, kicking, hitting herself, saying she...

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Vyvanse good or not? Opinions pls!!

My daughter Jorja (6) has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and her doctor prescribed her Vyvanse 20mg. She has been on it 2 days today and it is making her very emotional and...

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My son is out of control

I need help and advice! My son has both ADHD and ADD. He is currently being checked for anything else. He is out of control! Andrew is only 4. His behavior has been so...

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ADHD/ODD - My 12 year old son

Hi I am new to this support system and need to now that I am not the only one who has a son with ADHD, ODD, depression and possible mood disorders. I am a divorced mom of...

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Just got the diagnosis...

My son is 4, we got the diagnosis not too long ago. I always knew he was different, he has trouble making friends and I found I cant relate with most parents. We started seeing...

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ODD and Mood Stabilizers for children

My 8 y/0 daughter has been having a lot of issues with defiancy at school and home. She was diagnosed with ADHD in Kindergarten (now in 3rd grade). I discussed the possibility...

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Intuniv - Input

Hello, I have never posted in here before. But my daughter has just started Intuniv, we are on Day 2. I haven't noticed too much of a change in behavior, but I noticed she is so...