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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Ritalin LA

My 9 year was dx with ADHD and LD. Unjust knew something was not right when he was in second grade. It came to a head in second grade and I really ruminated between meds or not....

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ADHD and SSI Disability

Someone told me today that if your child has been diagnosed with ADHD that they could get put on disability and would also qualify for medicaid. Does anyone know anything about...

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ADHD

Today my son doc. change his medication intuniv for clonidine. But before I give it to him I just a want to know if is good?

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help me

Hello mamas, I am nancy . I have one kid , she is 3 years old .her development is good but she is more active .she sits hardly and talks too much . She wants to play with...

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help me

Hello mamas, I am nancy . I have one kid , she is 3 years old .her development is good but she is more active .she sits hardly and talks too much . She wants to play with...

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Hello im new here

Hi there im new to this site. My name is jennifer and i have a 9yr old son who has adhd. I am glad there is a group for this because some days it is a struggle with him .

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Gaining Weight

My 8 year old has ADHD and she is on Vyvance. She hasn't put on any weight for close to a year. She was on Bifentin before and that was worse so my doctor switched it to...

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Focalin XR?

I'd love to hear, for better or worse, what other people's experiences are using Focalin XR for ADHD. This is the first medication that my 6 year old son has taken for his...

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Need help to let my son gain weight

My son is 8 year old and his weight is 42 lbs, and just a little bit taller than 6 year old boy, I want him to gain more weight... everyone can help me and tell me what kind of...

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Strattera?

My 10 year old stepson is makin the transition from Adderall XR 20mg to Strattera. I wanted him to try a nonstimulant because of his upset stomach during the day, he is moody...

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Strattera

My 6 year old daughter was just diagnosed with ADHD. She also has down syndrome and health problems. Due to her heart condition she can not be put on a stimulant so the doctor...

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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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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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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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Ritalin LA

My 9 year was dx with ADHD and LD. Unjust knew something was not right when he was in second grade. It came to a head in second grade and I really ruminated between meds or not....

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help me

Hello mamas, I am nancy . I have one kid , she is 3 years old .her development is good but she is more active .she sits hardly and talks too much . She wants to play with...

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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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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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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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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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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...