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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Frustrated with ADHD child's school

I am very frustrated with my child's school and how they seem to be in denial with my child's ADHD. The teachers are great, but when trying to get an IEP or 504 they do things...

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Moms of kids with ADHD

I would like to make some suggestions to some of the moms. Some symptomatic characteristics that induce symptoms are foods that have red die, chocolate and many others. We can...

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Behavior Problems at School

My 9 year old daughter is driving her teachers crazy. We have recently uped her medication from 30mg of Ritalin LA to 40mg, but this dosen't seem to have helped. Her teacher...

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how to deal with teen boys with ADHD

My son is going on 15 next month and still has melt downs. Primary diagnosis is Bi-Polar, ADHD and PTSD. Dealing with some serious abandonment issues and gets bullied at school....

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Med change - Kapvay anyone????

My son who is 12 going on 13 is currently on Intuniv and has been since 2011. It has worked wonders for him. Within the last 3 months it is as if he was back in 3rd grade,...

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Intuniv Anyone?

We swiched 3 days ago to intuniv and was wondering if anyone else had children on it. thanks, Kari

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8 year old son with ADHD

My sweet 8 year old son was just diagnosed with ADHD. He does not have tantrums or act out in anger. He does, however, wet the bed, does not sleep through the night, cannot sit...

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Feeling helpless !

My 13 yr old son has ADHD ODD and mood disorder !! His father who is in the military is no help and I feel lost and alone and like a failure to my son !! He is seeking medical...

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Can yall please help me?

I have a 11 year old son that has only gain 1 pound in a year and the doctor wants him to gain weight. My son is very active and eats all the time. What can I do to help him...

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up all night AGAIN.............

My daughter Lindzey is 7 years old and takes 30mg of focalin in the morning and .1mg of colodine (hacked that spelling) at night. The colodine was working wonders but lately...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...