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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My 14 year old son with ADHD

Help, I have a 14 year old son with ADHD, my husband and I adopted him when he was 3 1/2 and we've raised him as our own. He takes meds for his ADHD. I constantly am on him to...

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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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what do I do about back talking?

my step-son Anthony is 11 and has ADHA. But he also has a mouth on him... Do we still spank him or ground him for his back talking.? We are at a lose right now.!

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Juice Plus

First time poster, long time lurker... and a huge fan of the discussions that occur here! Juice Plus? I've read 'their' literature, but what do you think? Effective? QUICK...

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Anyone have kids on Focalin XR ?

My soon-to-be 9 year old son has been taking Focalin XR 20 mg each morning. The problem is, it seems to only last about 5 - 6 hours. The XR is supposed to be extended release...

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Anyone have a child with asd and ADHD?

Hi I am new to this group. I have a 5yr old nonverbal daughter with autism. She was dx'd at 2yrs old and we have been running an at home behavioural therapy program consisting...

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ADHD and food sensitivities

I'm just wondering how many of you out there have kids that react to the foods they eat? My son has so many allergies/sensitivities, it's incredible and so hard. He can't eat...

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Introduction

Hi all, my name is Brittany. I have a five year old daughter that has just been diagnosed with ADHD. Its been a stressful couple of years dealing with it and finally deciding to...

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ADHD and complex motor tics-HELP!

My son was diagnosed with ADHD a year and a half ago...about 5 months ago he started with some tics...coughing then it progressed to full body twitching and tongue out of his...

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Introduction

Hi all, my name is Brittany. I have a five year old daughter that has just been diagnosed with ADHD. Its been a stressful couple of years dealing with it and finally deciding to...

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My son Refuses to take meds...

My son takes Ritalin for adhd. He started taking the medicine last year and did fine but this year I'm fighting tooth and nail. I have tried the capsules w the little beads. My...

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ADHD and complex motor tics-HELP!

My son was diagnosed with ADHD a year and a half ago...about 5 months ago he started with some tics...coughing then it progressed to full body twitching and tongue out of his...

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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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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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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...