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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Medicating- Strattera

My daughter is 8 years old and at the age of 7 was diagnosed with ADD and ODD. After 3 years of struggling with my daughter on everything, we have decided to try the medicinal...

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ADHD

Hello my 9 yr old just got diagnosed with severe ADHD I submitted all paperwork to school district I requested a meeting for a 504 plan . Will he have a IEP or just a 504 What...

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Melatonin warning

I know many parents would rather give Melatonin to their children as a sleep aide than a Rx drug. I was one of those too. I found out that because the body makes Melatonin...

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Any Experiences with Dynavel?

Does anyone have experience with Dynavel? My 6 year old has severe adhd and he is a spd sensory seeker. I have tried Quillivant and Vyvanse and both seemed to cause him to be...

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Who Diagnosed you child with ADHD?

I'm skeptical in letting my podiatrist diagnose my 5 year old with adhd with a ADHD assessment questionnaire that was sent out to me and one to his teacher to fill out. So just...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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anyones child on vyvanse?

soo my 7 year old has been on adderall and concerta...both of which have caused mood swings. and the poor kid can't get to sleep at night..so the dr has recommended that we do...

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anyone's child on vyvanse?

my son is on vyvanse. this is the first med that we have tried so i'm not sure what to expect. he has been having some anger issues and mood swings around the time the...

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Looking For Supplemental Help.

Hello. I have a 4 yr. Old daughter with PDD, ADHD, OCD. I'm curious about the grape seed extract. As we do not RX medicate, she is currently on 7 different supplements. All of...

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Looking For Supplemental Help.

Hello. I have a 4 yr. Old daughter with PDD, ADHD, OCD. I'm curious about the grape seed extract. As we do not RX medicate, she is currently on 7 different supplements. All of...

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Anyone try lisdexamfetamine?

Hi, I'm new to this but my 6 year old son was diagnosed with adhd and was given 20mg of lisdexamfetamine. Has anyone given it to their child?

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ADHD

Hello my 9 yr old just got diagnosed with severe ADHD I submitted all paperwork to school district I requested a meeting for a 504 plan . Will he have a IEP or just a 504 What...

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ADHD

Hello my 9 yr old just got diagnosed with severe ADHD I submitted all paperwork to school district I requested a meeting for a 504 plan . Will he have a IEP or just a 504 What...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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Who Diagnosed you child with ADHD?

I'm skeptical in letting my podiatrist diagnose my 5 year old with adhd with a ADHD assessment questionnaire that was sent out to me and one to his teacher to fill out. So just...

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New too it

My daughter is 5yrs and just started it and only been taking it for 3 days....I haven't seen much difference..is this common and how long could I see the difference or change in...

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adhd and noises

I'm new to this site and just need someone to help guide me. I have a wonderful son who's 8 and was diagnosed with adhd when he was in kindergarten. Like all new mom's I...

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Recent report

This new report about having kids take behavioral therapy has a better effect than medications is boggling my mind. I just don't see how it would have helped my son when his...

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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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Bad marriage

My name is lorena and I am from spain, I met my husband with 19 and we was 33, I was young and to stupid to see that he wasn't a nice person, but of course I thought I could...

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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...