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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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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kids with ADHD, ODD, and Bipolar

I am raising my grandson, JJ, he has several behavioral problems. It seems that when I find a medication that works, his doctor is worried about a weight gain.

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ADHD.... DOES IT GET BETTER

My son is 9 years old and was diagnosed with ADHD at 5 years of age... as a infant he was very fussy. I love him to pieces... but it is getting so hard the last year or two......

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behavior issues

I have always said my son had "issues" since he was just a baby. But now he is 15 and have realized these issues need resolution!! Please comment… He is 15 now and just began...

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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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Malaysian mum with ADHD child?

Hi there, I am an American living in Malaysia, I wanted to post about a service I've witnessed for children with special needs, including ADHD. My friends have a son who has...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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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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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...