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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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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ODD, Anxiety and ADHD

Hi mom's, I have a 10 year old boy who is really struggling. He is on 2.5ml of prozac since age 6 and it has really helped with his anxiety but in the last few months, he has...

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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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9 year old with ADHD with Anxiety

My 9 year old was diagnosed with ADHD with Anxiety when he was 7. Stimulant ADHD medications do NOT work for him. They one he tried was Concerta and it made him very angry. He...

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Medication not working?

Hi this is my first time posting. My almost 8 year old daughter was diagnosed last year with ADHD. The first med we tried was short acting Ritalin and that seemed to calm her...

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HELP KID WITH ADHD

My 5yr old kid with ADHD!!! I try Adderall did not work I do not know which medicine can help! I need help, a friend of mine told me about dextroamphetamine

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Melatonin warning

I know many parents would rather give Melatonin to their children as a sleep aide than a Rx drug. I was one of those too. I found out that because the body makes Melatonin...

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Advocare and ADHD

My 4 year old was diagnosed with ADHD about 1 year ago, and her doctor of course told me to think about trying out different medications so when it came time for her to go to...

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How can i help my 8 year old son?

Today my son has been diagnosed with ADHD and has been prescribed Aderral. And I'm terrified of starting his dose tomorrow. He has been having a terribly bad school year. I get...

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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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HELP!

My son and husband have severe symptoms. My daughter has ADD. I requested evaluation for my daughter to receive accommodations (a little extra time on tests and a recorder for...

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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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my 9 yr old is out of control

my 9 yr old son is sweet an loving an fun but then in 1 sec he turns he is yelling a screaming profanity throwing things an hurting himself. if i ask him to do chores like clean...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting kindy...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting kindy...

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bad parent?

My son is 12 for the past 4 years we have been going backwards and forwards to CAMHS assessment after assessment. Throwing names at us Autism. Aspergers adhd now odd...

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bad parent?

My son is 12 for the past 4 years we have been going backwards and forwards to CAMHS assessment after assessment. Throwing names at us Autism. Aspergers adhd now odd...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR (liquid concerta)it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is uncontrollable. My...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is uncontrollable. My...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR (liquid concerta)it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is uncontrollable. My...

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Non- stimulant medications for ADHD

I have a six year old with Autism taking Quillivant XR it's works wonders for him.especially because he started kindergarten and without medication he is uncontrollable. My...

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Need help for ADHD son....please

Hello. I am not sure of what to do anymore with my son and I feel like Im hitting rock bottom with him. He was diagnosed with ADHD since he was 4. He has been on meds since...

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Take kids off adhd meds??

Hi all have questions about taking my son off his tables and what's the best why of doing it?? His has had behaviour issues his he was 3 and when it come to him starting...

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6 yr old recently diagnosed

My 6 yr old daughter was recently diagnosed w ADHD. She started on focalin & it has been working fantastic w the exception of a few days here & there. Dr has now...

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6 yr old recently diagnosed

My 6 yr old daughter was recently diagnosed w ADHD. She started on focalin & it has been working fantastic w the exception of a few days here & there. Dr has now...

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My son

I was just wondering if anyone had any advice about my son for the past 3 days I've received phone calls from the school everyday today resulting in me having to pick him up...

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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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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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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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My son is out of control

I need help and advice! My son has both ADHD and ADD. He is currently being checked for anything else. He is out of control! Andrew is only 4. His behavior has been so...

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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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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...