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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Vyvanse 20mg

My 9 year old just started the new dosage of Vyvanse 20mg yesterday. Does anyone else have a child on 20mg? How is it working? We were on 30mg but we lost 12lbs.

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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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School in Cape town for ADDH children

Hi my name is Isabella and my daughter have ADDH, She is now in grade 11 and currently we live in the middle east. Would like to sent her next year to South Africa to complete...

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Anybody's kid on Intuniv

My 14 year old Son is on Vyvanse 70 mg. He having some anger problums, The Dr. wont to try Intuniv along with the Vyvanse to see if it will help. What do ya'll think ?

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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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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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At my wits' end: SCHOOL MORNINGS

My 10 year old daughter is diagnosed with both ADHD and ODD. She takes 27mg Concerta in the morning (about 7am) and in the afternoon (12:30-1), because it was wearing off...

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Intuniv Anyone?

We swiched 3 days ago to intuniv and was wondering if anyone else had children on it. thanks, Kari

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Tenex

My son just started yesterday. I already see a difference. My fingers are crossed. He is ADHD/ODD.

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Ticks with ADHD?

Hiya my daughter has been diagnosed with adhd about 2 years now and was on Equasym (20mg) a day, however she started having ticks, which were really bad! i took her back to the...

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NEW TO ADHD: GOOD BASIC INFO

My daughter has been taking ADHD medication for 2 years. She is now 10. She is doing well on Ritalin LA. I relate to those who post about being newly diagnosed and not...

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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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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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David My Love

3 days of Tenex. I see a slight difference. I pray something works for him. I have no family left and few real friends that accept him.. Pray for us.

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Problems with school, what can i do?

My son is 5 years old, and recently diagnosed with ADHD combined. He has also always been unique, and always had a quick temper...but when he started kindergarten this year it...

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Anyone have a child with depression?

Just wondering if anyone else has a child with both ADHD AND depression. What are the treatment options for depression, and what seems to be helping (or not helping) your...

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Problems with school, what can i do?

My son is 5 years old, and recently diagnosed with ADHD combined. He has also always been unique, and always had a quick temper...but when he started kindergarten this year it...

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School in Cape town for ADDH children

Hi my name is Isabella and my daughter have ADDH, She is now in grade 11 and currently we live in the middle east. Would like to sent her next year to South Africa to complete...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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Natural alternatives for son with ADHD

I have an 8 year old son in the third grade and he has been having trouble in school since kindergarden. He was diagnosed with ADHD/mild OCD/mild tourette's which causes tics...

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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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Intuniv-How long does it take to work?

My son is 5 years old and adhd/odd he was previously on clonidine and it worked like a dream for about a month. It was like it was working one day and the very next day it just...

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Horrible Mornings

My 9 year old daughter has ADHD with impulsivity that is the worse part. She is awful in the morning. By the time we leave we have said terrible things to one another and both...

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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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Switching Meds

My Son (9yrs) was diagnosed an year and a half ago and is currently on Aderall; however we are about to try Vyvanse . with a change I am of course nervous of potential side...

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long term effects of Adderall

My 9 year old son has recently switched from Ritalin to Adderall and seems to be doing amazingly well. Ritalin would make him very angry and irritated with everyone. The...

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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...