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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clonidine

my son has been having trouble sleeping recently. i switched him from concerta to adderall about 3 months ago, and it seems like recently he just cannot sleep. i talked to the...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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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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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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Anyone have a child on Biphentin?

Since october 2010, we have tried Aderall, and concerta, both of these medications caused major melt downs and temper tantrums. I am wondering if anyone has any sort of...

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adhd/trazodone

Well I've been giving trazadone for a long time until last Nite it was working.I gave it to him last night and it didn't work.what am I doing wrong?he was up all night.sincerely...

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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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ANYONE TRIED ZEAL FOR LIFE FOR ADD?

ONE OF MY NEIGHBORS SELLS ZEAL FOR LIFE WHICH IS A SHAKE THAT YOU DRINK ONCE A DAY WITH LOTS OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS IN IT. I'VE READ LOTS OF TESTIMONIALS ON THE FB PAGE THAT...

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ADHD Teenager Exhausting

I have a 16 year old son with ADHD. He does not like school and meciation does not seem to help when it's time to do homework. A typical weekend starts with a conversation on...

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Trazodone for sleep

My 5 year old daughter with ADHD was prescribed trazodone to help her sleep. We haven't given it to her yet though. I was wondering if anyone else's child was taking it, if it's...

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No friends/social activites

I have a 12 year old daughter that was DX with ADHD about 6 years ago. I think the thing that I worry about the most right now is her lack of social skills. I see kids her age...

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Any Experiences with Dynavel?

Does anyone have experience with Dynavel? My 6 year old has severe adhd and he is a spd sensory seeker. I have tried Quillivant and Vyvanse and both seemed to cause him to be...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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Daughter with Autism

My daughter has PDD Nos, mild case of cerebral palsy due to being born at 26 weeks gestation. She's come a long way thank god. At the age of 9 she started to become aggressive...

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Is there hope?

Is there any hope for my son who has ADHD and is a constant stressor in my home? I love my boy with all my heart, but my hope is breaking and my marriage is suffering too! We...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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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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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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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...