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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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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ADDERALL

Is anyone's child taking this medicne? We just started it today!!! Any feedback would be great.

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concerta and intuniv

I have a 9 year old who has been taking concerta for awhile now but here lately it hasnt been working all that well. his new doc just added intuniv and i am wondering if anyone...

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Possible Concerta side effect?

My son has been on Concerta for probably 4 or so years. I noticed 2 or 3 years ago that he would repeat things like snapping his fingers over and over and over. The last...

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Concerta

I just switched my 6 year old son from the Daytrana 15 mg patch to 18 mg of Concerta. A little nervous. I gave been reading both good and bad things.

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Concerta and my son

My son is on concerta 54mg. He has only ever been on concerta for the last 6 years. He is 11. Along with his adhd he has odd ocd and is dyslexic. Over the last year his...

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Adderall vs. Vyvanse

Hi everyone, Has anyone noticed adverse effects in their child when taking Adderall? Daughter took Vyvanse during the school year and did well on it. However, her doc recommends...

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7 year old on adderoll

My son is 7 years old and was diagnosed with ADD and was put on adderall. I dont like this at all. He is living with his dad right now in a different state but comes back to me...

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adhd or smething else? please help.

My 7 year old daughter is a perfect angel in school, makes straight A'S, and the teachers love her. However, at home she has violent outbursts frequently on a daily basis...

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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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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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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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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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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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Introducing myself

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Rachel. I have a 6 year old son and an almost 2 year old son. My 6 year old was just diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician started...

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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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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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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...