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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concerta and intuniv

I have a 9 year old who has been taking concerta for awhile now but here lately it hasnt been working all that well. his new doc just added intuniv and i am wondering if anyone...

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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...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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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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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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unsure about medicating my son

hi im new to cirle of moms my name is trefina and i have a 4yr old boy who has adhd and the dr want to madicate him next month coz he is 5. just wanted some advice about meds...

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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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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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My son is allergic to video games

My 9 yo son with ADHD gets oppositional, obsessive, clingy, demanding, mean, threatening when he is allowed to play video games for even 10 minutes a day. Just like peanut...

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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 and Diet

Anyone have any experience or success with varying the diet for those with ADHD? I have read that eliminating artificial colors, flavors and preservatives help. Most of the...

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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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HELP KID WITH ADHD

My 5yr old kid with ADHD!!! I try Adderall did not work I do not know which medicine can help! I need help, a friend of mine told me about dextroamphetamine

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Medication not working?

Hi this is my first time posting. My almost 8 year old daughter was diagnosed last year with ADHD. The first med we tried was short acting Ritalin and that seemed to calm her...

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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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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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Medication not working?

Hi this is my first time posting. My almost 8 year old daughter was diagnosed last year with ADHD. The first med we tried was short acting Ritalin and that seemed to calm her...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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HELP!

My son and husband have severe symptoms. My daughter has ADD. I requested evaluation for my daughter to receive accommodations (a little extra time on tests and a recorder for...

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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...