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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Meds

My 7 yr old son was just diagnosed with ADD and prescribed adderall ER 15 mg after reading many post about side effects I am so torn! However it's getting worse every year since...

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Meds

My 7 yr old son was just diagnosed with ADD and prescribed adderall ER 15 mg after reading many post about side effects I am so torn! However it's getting worse every year since...

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ADHD medication dosages

My 7 year old son has ADHD. His teachers began telling me he needed to be tested as early as 3 years old. I tried everything from modifying his diet to a child psychologist...

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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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anyone's child on vyvanse?

my son is on vyvanse. this is the first med that we have tried so i'm not sure what to expect. he has been having some anger issues and mood swings around the time the...

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ADHD Intuniv

Hi everyone. I know this drug has been discussed before but it was a LONG time ago and I am looking for updated reviews. The drug has just been released in Japan and my son, who...

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my daughter can't swallow her pills

my daughter was just diagnosed 2 weeks ago and she was given concerta which she had no problem swallowing for those first 3 days but has not had her meds since because now she...

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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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10 year old son with ADD

My son was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD when he was 8, but I kinda always knew he's having problem being focused at home and school. everything else is fine like playing games and...

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9 year old starting strattera

my son has just started on 10mg of atomoxetine he is 9 years old first evening he said he felt dizzy and today he said it its his second day its 5 .20pm and hes asleep on the...

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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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ADHD and ODD. Natural supplements

My son has been diagnosed with ADHD and ODD. I really don't want to give him meds if at all possible because of the side affects and not knowing what it can do to him long...

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ADHD and ODD. Natural supplements

My son has been diagnosed with ADHD and ODD. I really don't want to give him meds if at all possible because of the side affects and not knowing what it can do to him long...

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I am a single mother of a 5 year old

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD. HE STARTS TAKING TRILIPTAL FOR IT TWICE DAILY. I GAVE HIM HIS FIST 150 MG PILL YESTERDAY AND AN HOUR LATER HE WAS CRYING ANS...

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I am a single mother of a 5 year old

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD. HE STARTS TAKING TRILIPTAL FOR IT TWICE DAILY. I GAVE HIM HIS FIST 150 MG PILL YESTERDAY AND AN HOUR LATER HE WAS CRYING ANS...

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Adderall/emotional wreck/depression

My 6 yo daughter was recently diagnosed with add/adhd. She has always had an amazingly outgoing personality just started struggling in school due to not being able to focus....

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What should I expect with focalin?

My 8 ur old daughter was diagnosed a few months ago and was started on vyance. Dr switched her over to focalin 20 mg a couple of weeks ago. She is sleeping until almost noon...

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Meds at schoo

My son has adhd and was receiving his meds at school by the nurse. I switched him from the Dr and clinic to a Dr not affiliated with the old clinic and informed the school...

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10 year old son with ADD

My son was diagnosed with ADD/ADHD when he was 8, but I kinda always knew he's having problem being focused at home and school. everything else is fine like playing games and...

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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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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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Loud noises and ADHD?

My son make constant loud noises - sings/sounds/talks funny - The school have approached us a number of times - they have suggested a physiologist come to observe him - which we...

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Adderall/emotional wreck/depression

My 6 yo daughter was recently diagnosed with add/adhd. She has always had an amazingly outgoing personality just started struggling in school due to not being able to focus....

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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...