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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Son won't swallow pills, any ideas?

My 9 year old has ADHD and still won't swallow pills whole, which makes trying some of the other medications impossible. I can't seem to get him to do it, he's very stubborn. He...

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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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School won't test my son.

My son is in 2nd grade and has adhd. Hes on medication and still cant finish his work. He was in danger of failing 2 subjects so I requested his 504 plan to be updated. Come to...

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My 10 y/o wont sleep

Hello everyone, i am in need of help. I adopted to beautiful girls 3y ago .My oldest is 10 now and my lil one is 4.My oldest is a kidney transplant child and has ADHD. We have...

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My son has ADHD & ODD, Now what?

Hi Ladies, My name is Rebecca and I have an 8 year son Aaron who has been driving us crazy for a couple years now. I came across the term ODD on hare and...

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Adhd daughter/ possibly more conditions

My 12 yr old daughter was diagnosed with adhd/ slight odd/ slight depression last october & was in-treatment for 3 weeks before i felt bad and pulled her out.. Wish i...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Problems with school, what can i do?

My son is 5 years old, and recently diagnosed with ADHD combined. He has also always been unique, and always had a quick temper...but when he started kindergarten this year it...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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Problems with school, what can i do?

My son is 5 years old, and recently diagnosed with ADHD combined. He has also always been unique, and always had a quick temper...but when he started kindergarten this year it...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Natural alternatives for son with ADHD

I have an 8 year old son in the third grade and he has been having trouble in school since kindergarden. He was diagnosed with ADHD/mild OCD/mild tourette's which causes tics...

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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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Loss of appetite on concerta

My 9 year old has now been on concerta for aprox 6 months and the loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping are the most alarming side effects. He eats very little during the...

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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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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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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...