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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Black Box warning on Vyvanse

I am a mother of 7 year old daughter who is thought to have ADHD although she has not been "Officially" diagnosed by a psychologist, just her pediatrician. We started on 5mg...

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Beyond just typical toddler

Hi. My son is 3.9. Since the moment he was born I knew he was different. His energy was amazing. He never slept, he was irritable, but also so excitable and silly. He was...

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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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Eye tics

My son has been on 30mg of Vyvanse for just 11 days, yesterday he started doing this weird thing with his eyes where he'll look up and to the side and bend his neck to his...

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Eye tics

My son has been on 30mg of Vyvanse for just 11 days, yesterday he started doing this weird thing with his eyes where he'll look up and to the side and bend his neck to his...

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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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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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Fed up and frustrated

It's been a few years and although my son is growing up and has made a huge metal shift in maturity, behaviours are very much improved from what they were. I still have the...

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Aderral

Hello Yesterday I went up to 10mg from 5mg of aderall for my son. By 12:30 pm he was spacey and depressed. He also had a headache. The depression was heartbreaking. Plse offer...

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DMDD

New Diagnosis for children who have ADHD with severe mood swings, aggressiveness and horrible coping skills. Have any of you MOMS heard of Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder.

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Does my son have ADHD?

I have had problems with my son all his life. At first it was as if he was trying to control me however, he did ok in school. When he was younger (5-12) he seemed to get along...

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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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Strattera?

My son will be starting on 25 mg and I have heard it can cause vomiting and chest pain.. Can anyone tell me how has it worked for your child? If they are on it or were.

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