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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ADHD

my son is 6 years old with ADHD/Sensory disorder he has been on many stimulant meds which just caused him to be angry so we tried non stimulants Tenex then Intuniv the intuniv...

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Medication causing Tics

My 8 year old daughter was diagnosed with adhd 9 months ago and was prescribed concerta which she couldn't swallow the pills so they gave her biphentin 15 mg at first then it...

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ADHD Medication

My son is on day 5 of Concerta for his ADHD. Today he experienced nausea which led to him throwing up, but only one time. My question is, can I give him something like Pepto for...

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Afraid of bugs!

I have a 9 year old boy that is terrified of bugs. All bugs! He refuses to go outside an play and runs from the car to the house when we go anywhere. I bought a bug vacuum...

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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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Switch from Vyvanse to Concerta?

My son has been on Vyvanse for about 8 months - best therapuetic dose has been 30 mg. He's 9 years old. New psychiatrist wants to try him on Concerta 36 mg. My son has been...

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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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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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Anyone have a child with asd and ADHD?

Hi I am new to this group. I have a 5yr old nonverbal daughter with autism. She was dx'd at 2yrs old and we have been running an at home behavioural therapy program consisting...

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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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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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Meds or no Meds?? Help

I'm new to the group and my son who is 6 has just been diagnosed with ADHD he has been very lucky with his school and getting all the support he needs but nothing is working!!!...

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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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ADHD

my son is 6 years old with ADHD/Sensory disorder he has been on many stimulant meds which just caused him to be angry so we tried non stimulants Tenex then Intuniv the intuniv...

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ADHD Medication

My son is on day 5 of Concerta for his ADHD. Today he experienced nausea which led to him throwing up, but only one time. My question is, can I give him something like Pepto for...

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ADHD

my son is 6 years old with ADHD/Sensory disorder he has been on many stimulant meds which just caused him to be angry so we tried non stimulants Tenex then Intuniv the intuniv...

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ADHD Medication

My son is on day 5 of Concerta for his ADHD. Today he experienced nausea which led to him throwing up, but only one time. My question is, can I give him something like Pepto for...

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Meds or no Meds?? Help

I'm new to the group and my son who is 6 has just been diagnosed with ADHD he has been very lucky with his school and getting all the support he needs but nothing is working!!!...

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Anyone have a child with asd and ADHD?

Hi I am new to this group. I have a 5yr old nonverbal daughter with autism. She was dx'd at 2yrs old and we have been running an at home behavioural therapy program consisting...

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PLEASE HELP!! Adderall Question

My 8yo daughter just started Adderall XR 5mg today. I gave it to her this morning and she has been extremely emotional and crying off and on for most of the night. Should I...

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Loss of appetite on concerta

My 9 year old has now been on concerta for aprox 6 months and the loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping are the most alarming side effects. He eats very little during the...

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Intuniv-How long does it take to work?

My son is 5 years old and adhd/odd he was previously on clonidine and it worked like a dream for about a month. It was like it was working one day and the very next day it just...

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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...