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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Why?

I never thought I would be the mom that is overwhelmed.... I a former special education teacher was able to help and guide adhd kids at school. Seeing my own son has broke my...

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Starting to hate being a parent

I am a single working mom to a 6 year old boy who was diagnosed with ADHD with ODD symptoms. It's been a rough several years. His behaviour problems are increasing all the...

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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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Moms of the Special Needs Community

Hello moms♥ My name is Samantha and I'm trying to raise awareness for all of the disabled children out there, and of course the families. I'm a designer, and I created a...

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Newly diagnosed

Hi! My 8 year old daughter although I've known for a long time was just recently diagnosed with adhd along with odd! Years ago she was misdiagnosed with just anxiety....the last...

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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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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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in need of some help please

I am at a total loss here ladies and could use some help. My 4 year old was recently diagnosed ADHD. in the short 3 months we have tried different medicines and the most...

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My Son won't Go To Sleep

My son is 8 years old. He was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 7. Within the last 6 months we have finally gotten his meds down, 40mg of Vyvanse in the am, and 2mg of Intuniv...

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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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Concerta

We were so reluctant to try medication but Concerta has been a miracle drug for my son!

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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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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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ADHD medication

My 7 year old daughter takes Focalin XR for ADHD and we just added Intuniv to help with anxiety and impulsivity. Does anyone know how long it takes for the Intuniv to start...

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Compulsive behaviors in ADHD kids?

I have heard that ADD comes with compulsive behaviors like patterning and sorting objects or the uncontrollable urge to count things. Is the same true with combined type ADHD?...

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angry, crying, and moody on vyvanse

my son is 12 he has been on many ADHD meds. since he was 6 he had a really bad epasoide the other night so i took him off the vyvanse. He was acting so crazy. yelling crying...

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Compulsive behaviors in ADHD kids?

I have heard that ADD comes with compulsive behaviors like patterning and sorting objects or the uncontrollable urge to count things. Is the same true with combined type ADHD?...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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angry, crying, and moody on vyvanse

my son is 12 he has been on many ADHD meds. since he was 6 he had a really bad epasoide the other night so i took him off the vyvanse. He was acting so crazy. yelling crying...

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Teen with differnet personalities

I have a teen that has ADD. Diagnosed Aspergers... Maybe bipolar, personality disorder. Anyway, he is a completely different kid at school then at home. He's learned how to...

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in need of some help please

I am at a total loss here ladies and could use some help. My 4 year old was recently diagnosed ADHD. in the short 3 months we have tried different medicines and the most...

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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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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...