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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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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ADHD and Diet

Has anyone had any luck "controlling" their child's ADHD with diet and homeopathic remedies? If so, what works for your child?

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Ready to Give up on ADHD Son

I am at my wits end! I am ready to give up. I just dont know what to do anymore. The lasst few weeks my son (who is 8yrs old) has been stealing from everyone and everywhere. It...

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7 Year Old with ODD with ADHD

My 7 year old son has been diagonised with ODD with ADHD over the summer. We have always known that he has had it. It was pretty much a given because I have ADD and my father...

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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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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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How do most 3-4 year olds with ADHD act?

Just curious what other people are dealing with at this age of having ADHD. Describe like what they act like and everything...cause I just dont know anyone that is as young as...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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Just started Adderall!

Hi my 4 year old, almost 5, was just diagnosed with ADHD and they started her on Adderall XR 5mg. They said to give it two to three weeks to see a difference and I am trying but...

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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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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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ADHD 7yr old son

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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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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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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ADHD

Hello my 9 yr old just got diagnosed with severe ADHD I submitted all paperwork to school district I requested a meeting for a 504 plan . Will he have a IEP or just a 504 What...

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ADHD

Hello my 9 yr old just got diagnosed with severe ADHD I submitted all paperwork to school district I requested a meeting for a 504 plan . Will he have a IEP or just a 504 What...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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My 8 year old

My daughters name is Ali and she is in 3rd grade. Ali is a sweet, fun and loving 8 year old. Ali has ADD and as parents me and my husband have work very hard to help Ali. Ali is...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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Concerta not working?

Hi, we started my 8year old on 18mg concerta for ADD about 2-3 weeks ago. She's struggled in school with focusing and Retaining information, we held her back in 1st grade...

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Who Diagnosed you child with ADHD?

I'm skeptical in letting my podiatrist diagnose my 5 year old with adhd with a ADHD assessment questionnaire that was sent out to me and one to his teacher to fill out. So just...

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New too it

My daughter is 5yrs and just started it and only been taking it for 3 days....I haven't seen much difference..is this common and how long could I see the difference or change in...

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adhd and noises

I'm new to this site and just need someone to help guide me. I have a wonderful son who's 8 and was diagnosed with adhd when he was in kindergarten. Like all new mom's I...

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Recent report

This new report about having kids take behavioral therapy has a better effect than medications is boggling my mind. I just don't see how it would have helped my son when his...

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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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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...