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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Every week is a challenge

Adam is 9 years old, He becomes more of a challenge every week. He will push me to the limit all the time, He spits out his medication just to get me to yell, He will also hit...

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help us please

hi all as u know our son is 6 he has not been diagnoesed with adhd yet but im pretty sure he has it i have done lots of research and am a nursery nurse by trade. he has specail...

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Stealing

My 8 year old was diagnosed with ADHD last year. She also has anxiety issues, her new psychiatrist thinks she has also has impulse control issues, OCD tendencies and possibly...

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ticks

my son been on concerta 27 for about 12months he as always had ticks but they seem to be getting worse,is this the meds.

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Have social groups helped your child?

My 8 year old son has been diagnosed with ADHD and PDD NOS. It is pretty clear to teachers at school that he is Asbergers, but docs won't definitively diagnose till he's a few...

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HELP! IM AT MY WHITS END!!

My step son is 7 and ADHD. we diagnosed him at 5. he is in vivance but were not giving it to him this summer to give his system a break... i dont think i can handle this...

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Problems at school

My son is 9 years old. School has been in for 3 weeks now and he has gotten in trouble every day. He won't stop talking or making noise. It is bothering his teacher and...

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5 year old girl with ADHD

Just wondering if anyone else was experiencing the same problems as we are. My daughter is not medicated, she only takes melatonin to fall asleep. But, as soon as that wears...

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adhd?

my son was prescribed vyvanse 50 mg after 9 frustrating years, i gave in to medication. I filled the meds today but the handout was so horrible im afraid to use it...has...

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Adults with ADHD

My husband went to see an ADHD coach/psychologist. He told my husband that ADHD treatments only treat the symptoms, not the disorder (don't totally understand that). He also...

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Is there a chewable or liquid med??

My daughter is on Stratera (sp?) and has trouble swallowing the pill. Is there any ADHD meds that are chewable or liquid. I know it helps her but it is such a fight to get her...

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Child with ADHD

I was just told that my 6 year old daughter has ADHD and is bi-polar. She has such awful fits of rage over just being asked to take a bath. No matter what we do they seem to get...

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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Introducing myself

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Rachel. I have a 6 year old son and an almost 2 year old son. My 6 year old was just diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician started...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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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...