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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Should I ask my son's doc?

My husband had ADHD as a child. I think my son may also have it. Everytime I ask my husband about it he just says that Im calling him stupid or want to dope him up. My son is...

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Teaching

Having LOTS of problems teaching my step-son his colors and alphbet. Any suggestions on how I can teach him so he understands? I'm really getting frustrated.

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Family Problems

My family know's my child has ADHD but my mom and sister keep trying to get my kid into trouble. Saying things that are not true about my kid and beliveing a bunch of kids over...

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I am in DESPERATE need of advice!!

So my son has been diagnosed awhile back for ADHD. he is a little over 3. He has every single trait possible. and has been through tons of testing and counsiling. but he is...

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IS IT NEEDED

MY DAUGHTER IS ADH AND I AN SCEPTICAL ABOUT THE MEDS, I ALWAYS KNEW SHE WAS BUT NOW THE DOCTOR WANTS TO GIVE HER MEDS BECAUSE HE NOTICED AN INCRESE IN HER BEHAVIOR. WHAT SHOULD...

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Have you ever had this feeling?

I am a single mom to an 8 year old boy who had ADHD. Even with the medication he is still a little hyper. I go thru periods as to when I dont enjoy him. Dont get me wrong but...

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FInally requested a new teacher!

My 7 yr old was newly diagnosed with ADHD. His school wanted to retain him, but we put him into 2nd grade anyway. His teacher Ms. S, was from day 1 obnoxious with her comments,...

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my son who has adhd at School

I have a son who has an adhd. Recently he just a fight with his classmates. The parent of this child saw what happen and scolded my son according to the teacher. I know my child...

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New Medicine

We've started my grandson, JJ on a new med in addition to all of his other meds. The Dr. gave him Lamictal, it's a mood stabilizer. Waiting to see how it works for him. It has...

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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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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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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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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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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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Teen with differnet personalities

I have a teen that has ADD. Diagnosed Aspergers... Maybe bipolar, personality disorder. Anyway, he is a completely different kid at school then at home. He's learned how to...

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in need of some help please

I am at a total loss here ladies and could use some help. My 4 year old was recently diagnosed ADHD. in the short 3 months we have tried different medicines and the most...

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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...