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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Anyone have a child on Biphentin?

Since october 2010, we have tried Aderall, and concerta, both of these medications caused major melt downs and temper tantrums. I am wondering if anyone has any sort of...

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Trazodone for sleep

My 5 year old daughter with ADHD was prescribed trazodone to help her sleep. We haven't given it to her yet though. I was wondering if anyone else's child was taking it, if it's...

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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Change in my 4 year old behaviour

Hello past few weeks my 4 year old daughter behaviour has changed I'm at end of my tether she has sudden temper out bursts for no reason irritable as in can't sit still always...

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ADHD and SSI Disability

Someone told me today that if your child has been diagnosed with ADHD that they could get put on disability and would also qualify for medicaid. Does anyone know anything about...

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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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Taking my Son off quillivant.

I am thinking about taking my son off quillivant. Should this be done cold turkey or a slow wean. He has been on it for a year and a half. He is good at school but the come...

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Does Adderall XR work for you?

hello moms, This is my first conversation on this site and I am lost, confused, sad, etc. My son was diagnosed about a year and a half ago with ADHD. I was against the whole...

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my daughter can't swallow her pills

my daughter was just diagnosed 2 weeks ago and she was given concerta which she had no problem swallowing for those first 3 days but has not had her meds since because now she...

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adhd/trazodone

Well I've been giving trazadone for a long time until last Nite it was working.I gave it to him last night and it didn't work.what am I doing wrong?he was up all night.sincerely...

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Intuniv

My son just stared intuniv today. He definitely seemed more tired than usual and went to bed early. I read this can happen early on so I hope that subsides. I have it to him...

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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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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Taking my Son off quillivant.

I am thinking about taking my son off quillivant. Should this be done cold turkey or a slow wean. He has been on it for a year and a half. He is good at school but the come...

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Change in my 4 year old behaviour

Hello past few weeks my 4 year old daughter behaviour has changed I'm at end of my tether she has sudden temper out bursts for no reason irritable as in can't sit still always...

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ADD and disrespect for others

Does anyone have any good suggestions for helping an impulsive add child with lack of respect? My 12 year old son is so disrespectful to our family, especially his younger...

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Friends

My daughter has made fast friends with a girl at school who also has ADHD. This new friend LIES about EVERYTHING- I'm worried my daughter will pick up on this bad habit or end...

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Immaturity and ADHD

It is a proven fact that children with ADHD are highly likely to be significantly more immature than their peers. They also may often display behaviors of a person of a younger...

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Feeling alone and helpless

Everyday is a struggle my beautiful son is always in trouble always struggling and I don't know what to do. ADHD ODD impulsivity and I am falling apart. I hardly sleep cry all...

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ADHD and vyvanse

My son is now 7 and in 2nd grade. Hes been taking vyvanse for a year now. I swear a month after he started taking the child changed so much it has been a wonder drug. ( this...

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God help me

Ok my 10 year old son has been diagnosed with ADHD for about 10 months now I'm finding it really really hard. Every morning is a struggle getting dressed especially socks and...

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ADHD

my daughter has been taking adderall xr 10mg for about 2 years now she doesn't take it on summer breaks or weekends but here lately she has been awful with crying...

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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...