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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hi everyone i am new here

i have a seven yr old son who was diagnosed with adhd and odd. and they think he has a touch of ocd. he was diagnosed when he was 5. he has tried several med and the only one we...

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DAMP?? does anyone know what this is??

My 7year old son has lots of different traits of things mixed together eg aggession, pragmatic language, low self asteem, short attention span, co- ordonation problems, not able...

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Hi - New here!

My 8 year old daughter was diagnosed adhd about 5 months ago. We tried meds initially, but didn't like the side affects, so we are going without them. Any advice on...

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Switching from Tenex to Clonidine

I just recently moved to Australia and my son was prescribed Tenex in America but they don't have that here so the doctor's have prescribed Clonidine instead. The thing is, I...

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How to get your kids Hooked on Reading

A great way to encourage a love for reading is to demonstrate how much fun reading can be! When I teach my students how to read, I give them a short synopsis about the book they...

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Need Help!

Hello! I have a five year old daughter who will be six in August. She is currently being treated for ADD/ADHD....However it seems like this past month she has been extremely out...

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does my daughter have adhd?

i have a 10yr old daughter,she steals,lies hits out,raids my cupboards of food mainly sweet sugary things i bought a safe n she broke into it 2 get buscuits etc,she had an...

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Behavior Modification Therapy??

Hi there! My son was recently diagnosed with ADHD and we have chosen to not go the medication route for now (he's in pre-k and only 5). We wanted to try out other options and...

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Finally, we got somewhere

After a year now my son has been dx with ADHD along with other things, which is caused by the ADHD. But finally we got someone to actually listen to us, instead of telling us he...

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Montessori for 'slow learner'?

Hi there, We just got back the results for a psychoeducational assessment for our 5 1/2 year old son. They can't make a diagnosis because of his age, but the results suggest...

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New to the group

Hello everyone, my name is Beth and I have a five year old son Logan who has been diagonsed with AD/HD. It's been five months and we are soo lost and confused on what to do....

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Fish Oil?

Have read a few ppl mention it. How does fish oil help and would flax seed oil do the same thing? It also contains all the omegas.

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kids w/ADHD & video games

i have a 6 yr old boy who was diagnosed w/ ADHD this year. i always kinda had an instinct that he had it b/c it runs in my family but it was confirmed his first year of school....

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looking for advice !!!

my friend has a son with adhd and has been a nightmare,i have given some advice but has done what ive said,I was wondering if any one has any ideas to help,i have a son with...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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ADHD 7yr old son

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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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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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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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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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...