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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Just introducing myself...

My name is Pam, and I'm the mother of a 13 year old son with not only ADHD but also PDD. I don't know anyone outside of the doctors to talk about this with. I'm only 31, and I'm...

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8 yo son ADHD and bi-polar

My son is on vyvanse and risperdone...he doesn't sleep much. I give him his meds between 7:30 and 8 am every morning , it takes an hour or more for them to kick in, during that...

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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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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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Does anyone have a kid on Vyvanse?

My daughter just started Vyvanse and seems to be doing really well. Only thing I am concerned about is the fact that she has a very hard time going to bed at night. She would...

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Son Diagnosed ADD

Since I've moved to Texas... Things have change a lot in good and bad ways...my son wasn't diagnosed with ADHD but ADD... His teacher notice that he wasn't pretain the...

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5 year old son just started adderall

We just started my son on adderall 5mg XR and today is day 3 and i don't see any kind of difference good or bad what so ever. he was suspended from school yesterday so i had to...

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Son Diagnosed ADD

Since I've moved to Texas... Things have change a lot in good and bad ways...my son wasn't diagnosed with ADHD but ADD... His teacher notice that he wasn't pretain the...

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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Taking my Son off quillivant.

I am thinking about taking my son off quillivant. Should this be done cold turkey or a slow wean. He has been on it for a year and a half. He is good at school but the come...

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Change in my 4 year old behaviour

Hello past few weeks my 4 year old daughter behaviour has changed I'm at end of my tether she has sudden temper out bursts for no reason irritable as in can't sit still always...

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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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Immaturity and ADHD

It is a proven fact that children with ADHD are highly likely to be significantly more immature than their peers. They also may often display behaviors of a person of a younger...

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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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ADHD

my daughter has been taking adderall xr 10mg for about 2 years now she doesn't take it on summer breaks or weekends but here lately she has been awful with crying...

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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...