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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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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Does anyone have a kid on Vyvanse?

My daughter just started Vyvanse and seems to be doing really well. Only thing I am concerned about is the fact that she has a very hard time going to bed at night. She would...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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Anyone have kids on Focalin XR ?

My soon-to-be 9 year old son has been taking Focalin XR 20 mg each morning. The problem is, it seems to only last about 5 - 6 hours. The XR is supposed to be extended release...

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Just started Adderall!

Hi my 4 year old, almost 5, was just diagnosed with ADHD and they started her on Adderall XR 5mg. They said to give it two to three weeks to see a difference and I am trying but...

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how can i help my child gain weight?

My 9 1/2 year old weighs 49lbs. He is on Vyance 30mg and has been on one med or the other since 2 weeks before he started kindergarten. i know the med decreases appetite but he...

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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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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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Advocare and ADHD

My 4 year old was diagnosed with ADHD about 1 year ago, and her doctor of course told me to think about trying out different medications so when it came time for her to go to...

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Vyvanse 20mg

My 9 year old just started the new dosage of Vyvanse 20mg yesterday. Does anyone else have a child on 20mg? How is it working? We were on 30mg but we lost 12lbs.

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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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School in Cape town for ADDH children

Hi my name is Isabella and my daughter have ADDH, She is now in grade 11 and currently we live in the middle east. Would like to sent her next year to South Africa to complete...

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Anybody's kid on Intuniv

My 14 year old Son is on Vyvanse 70 mg. He having some anger problums, The Dr. wont to try Intuniv along with the Vyvanse to see if it will help. What do ya'll think ?

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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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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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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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School in Cape town for ADDH children

Hi my name is Isabella and my daughter have ADDH, She is now in grade 11 and currently we live in the middle east. Would like to sent her next year to South Africa to complete...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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At my wits' end: SCHOOL MORNINGS

My 10 year old daughter is diagnosed with both ADHD and ODD. She takes 27mg Concerta in the morning (about 7am) and in the afternoon (12:30-1), because it was wearing off...

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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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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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Horrible Mornings

My 9 year old daughter has ADHD with impulsivity that is the worse part. She is awful in the morning. By the time we leave we have said terrible things to one another and both...

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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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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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Switching Meds

My Son (9yrs) was diagnosed an year and a half ago and is currently on Aderall; however we are about to try Vyvanse . with a change I am of course nervous of potential side...

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long term effects of Adderall

My 9 year old son has recently switched from Ritalin to Adderall and seems to be doing amazingly well. Ritalin would make him very angry and irritated with everyone. The...

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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...