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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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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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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HELP!

My son and husband have severe symptoms. My daughter has ADD. I requested evaluation for my daughter to receive accommodations (a little extra time on tests and a recorder for...

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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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my 9 yr old is out of control

my 9 yr old son is sweet an loving an fun but then in 1 sec he turns he is yelling a screaming profanity throwing things an hurting himself. if i ask him to do chores like clean...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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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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concerta and intuniv

I have a 9 year old who has been taking concerta for awhile now but here lately it hasnt been working all that well. his new doc just added intuniv and i am wondering if anyone...

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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...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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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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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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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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angry, crying, and moody on vyvanse

my son is 12 he has been on many ADHD meds. since he was 6 he had a really bad epasoide the other night so i took him off the vyvanse. He was acting so crazy. yelling crying...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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HELP!

My son and husband have severe symptoms. My daughter has ADD. I requested evaluation for my daughter to receive accommodations (a little extra time on tests and a recorder for...

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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...