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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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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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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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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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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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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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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unsure about medicating my son

hi im new to cirle of moms my name is trefina and i have a 4yr old boy who has adhd and the dr want to madicate him next month coz he is 5. just wanted some advice about meds...

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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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My son is allergic to video games

My 9 yo son with ADHD gets oppositional, obsessive, clingy, demanding, mean, threatening when he is allowed to play video games for even 10 minutes a day. Just like peanut...

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Intuitive and trazidone

My six year old too intunitu r she was too tired from it during the day so we took her off it we just started the trazidone last night it takes about three hours but she does...

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Intuitive and trazidone

My six year old too intunitu r she was too tired from it during the day so we took her off it we just started the trazidone last night it takes about three hours but she does...

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Vayarin

Please only respond to this if your child has been on vayarin for over a month. I just started my son a week ago and really have seen no changes.

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Side effects to Vyvanse for children

My seven year old grandson has been diagnosed with ADHD. He is very hyper, impulsive, impatient, can't concentrate on his school work and is not interested. He started 20 mg...

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ADHD but Dad wont consent to meds

Im having a rough time, known my daughter was different when she was 2yrs old. She is 5 and finally have ADHD/ODD diagnosis but now my ex husband wont consent to meds because he...

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Vayarin

Please only respond to this if your child has been on vayarin for over a month. I just started my son a week ago and really have seen no changes.

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could my 5 year old have adhd?

My 5 year old cannot sit still or rarely makes eye contact. I would never think he has adhd before but is there such thing as child being slightly adhd as he is very well...

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do others get exhausted ?

I am a 52 year young grandmother raising an 8 year old boy. I get really frustrated and tired at times and just want to run away. Can anyone relate ? He is energetic -ADHD/ODD

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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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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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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...