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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adhd medication

My 8 Year boy had been on Concerta for 8 months now. He has side effects of delayed growth and does not eat very well. I am thinking to remove him from this medication and try...

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Getting my son off medication:)

I am looking for advice my husband and I would like to wean our son off adhd med. to see what are we exactly working with. Has anyone ever done this and if so how was it on the...

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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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ADHD/ODD

Hello! I have a 9 year old son with ADHD/ODD. We have yet to find the perfect meds. Right now we are trying 30 mg vyvance which seems to be doing nothing. Some days it feels...

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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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Schools and ADHD children

With so many children being diagnosed with adhd/add it is time for a special education program to be developed for them... not just rush them into medication so the school can...

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On Vyvanse? What dosage?

9 years old, 54 pounds, taking 70mg Vyvanse and 3mg Intuniv. My son has been on meds since the end of kinder, now in 4th. I'll start by saying that there is not one doubt in...

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Schools and ADHD children

With so many children being diagnosed with adhd/add it is time for a special education program to be developed for them... not just rush them into medication so the school can...

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Do I need to up the medicine

Hi, I am personally not a mom but I do have ADHD. I am in my 3rd year of college going for a major in film and media studies. When I have to watch movies for homework yes I'm...

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Lying and disrespect

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. He has been on vyvanse for about 3 years. It seems to have helped with his behavior. Last year at his checkup we tried to increase his...

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Dye-Free Diet

Has anyone tried this new dy-free diet for ADD/ADHD? What have been your results and does your child still have to be on medication too? I have noticed that my 7 year old has...

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ADHD Meds and Tics

My son was started on Vyvanse and develped horrible tics, his doctor took him off the Vyvanse and started him on Clonidine, the tics have gotten much better but he is struggling...

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Shop smarter not harder....

Would like to introduce myself to the group. I am partnered with a wellness company that has been in business for almost 30 years. They manufacture products that use all natural...

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worried

Hi i have an 8 yr boy who will be staring concerta 18mg. I've read so many things on the internet of how there are many side effects to it. Can adhd be managed without medication?

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Worried Mother

My son is 16 years old and he has ADHD. We just had a medication change but the problem I'm having with him is the behavior, talking back. I'm very frustrated HELP!!!

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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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Some people Have no Clue!

I am so angry. The guys I work with had the nerve to tell me that ADHD wasn't real. That the parents and doctors just don't know how to deal with kids. And there was the old...

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Is Tough Love Taking It Too Far...?

Every single day starts with my son slamming doors, muttering under his breath, shouting at me, throwing things... He's 22 and insists he needs no help and no treatment. Here's...

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concera

My daughter been on it for almost a year but every 3 months I have to ask the dr for a higher mg. She on 27 mg and right now its not working.... am very concern shouldn't it...

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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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Son with ADHD and ODD.

I have a 12 year old who i love so much. He was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 6 and about 2 years ago he was diagnosed with ODD. I'm a single mom with 3 boys, and it is very...

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6year old son with ADHD

I have a 6year old son who is an ADHD child. I dont know what to do he isgeting in trouble at school. He was diagnosed last year with ADHD I tried the meds on him but I did not...

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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...