Why did we go to the birthday party?
camos198519 hours ago
My daughter has a friend in the neighborhood. I SO want her to have friends, but she just doesn't interpret social cues. I was watching bu...
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15 yr old ADHD son w/Oppositional behaviors
ConcernedCaliMom2 days ago
Brand new here! My son was diagnosed just this year, after a few years of struggling w/school. Most pressing issues are his verbal outbur...
Strategies when your spouse has the same issues as your kid
MaudQ2 days ago
My husband is actually really good about doing stuff around the house -but I have been wondering if he has some of the same issues as my dau...
Good food, I give up
camos19853 days ago
I have tried and tried to give my daughter good food. Hummus and pita in the lunch along with soup that remains hot. Fresh fruit as well w...
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New here, hoping to find support
agleek3 days ago
Hello everyone. I am mom to an amazing 7.5 year old boy who was diagnosed at 5 with high functioning autism and tests high for ODD. We have ...
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Separation Anxiety in Little Ones
justine_lynae4 days ago
Does anyone have experience with their little kids experiencing separation anxiety? My daughter has been having a tough time with this one f...
Purplepuppy4 days ago
My 6 year old has combined ADHD and was given 18mg concerta. He was on it for a couple weeks and he turned into an emotional tornado. Extrem...
ADHD Weekly -- ADHD Awareness Awards: The Work Continues
KarenADHDWeekly4 days ago
Hundreds of videos and memes were submitted, along with personal stories and artwork fot this year’s ADHD Awareness Month contests. Take a l...
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Ritalin causing frequent urination?
outofmilk4 days ago
Hello, I'm new here... my 6-year-old takes Ritalin and his teacher says he is using the restroom to go #1 several times/day. I'm wondering i...
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Jc1014 days ago
I am looking for advice from people who tried meds but decided to stop . I know doing meds is a trial and error . My son had one day on meds...
New Parent with child who was diagnosed with ADHD
Wolf20025 days ago
I'm new here. My youngest son who is 8 was recently diagnosed with a severe case of ADHD. I am trying to cope as best I can. It is s...
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justine_lynae5 days ago
This sweet little girl went pee on the potty this morning before we left for school and she’s this excited about it 😍😍 She may be nonverba...
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Managing work during a crisis - need advice
MaudQ5 days ago
Does anyone have any advice about managing work responsibilities when their kid is in crisis? I’m freelance and feel like I’m holding on to ...
Help needed to find Vanderbilt ADHD Rating Scale
Glitterfrog6 days ago
Can anyone guide me to copies of these assessment tools? The parent & teacher questionnaires (see link below)
medication making things worse?
geemamom6 days ago
Gs 5 started medication Ritalin 5 2x per day last week. Seemed to be working okay, even had an outstanding day in school yesterday and en ex...
Single mom with 2 special need kids my 8 year old daughter has Down syndrome my five year old son has ADHD wow what a challenge
Cooky16177 days ago
I'm a single mom of two special-needs children and now I'm suffering health issues myself I don't have anybody to help me with my kids and h...
Starting the frustration roller coaster ride
sms39417 days agoPOPULAR
So it begins. I have been silently watching so many posts and replies from this site over the past six months. I am finally here to post my...
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Small victory - impulsive decision making
camos19857 days ago
So my Dad saves up all his change for my daughter. I have no idea how he gets that much change, but she had about $30 to spend this weekend...
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Ghost187 days ago
Have been feeling frustrated. Just recently my 5 yr old was put on vyvanse. At home he seems better focused. At school he is not. Won't do w...
Mmagusin9 days ago
Went to 5th grade conferences last Friday. My son is flunking math and reading. He’s starting to have behavior problems now too. The year...
Adhd and perseverative interests
Zevsmom10 days ago
I am wondering if any of you have an ADHD kid who has perseverative interests....a somewhat obsessive interest in a single topic. T...
new here, digging in
geemamom10 days ago
grandson 5 [he and his mom live with us, i am his primary care giver] recently formally diagnosed. started on meds. lots of problems at sch...
Jc10110 days ago
I recently read an article about how schools are made for girls and not boys . It really got me thinking . When my 9 year old daughters teac...
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IEP assistance needed
lolly8810 days ago
hi everyone. my son is 10 in fifth grade. he had a 504 plan for two years and was granted an IEP in september. i am requesting a revision...
Response to post about child saying, 'Let me fail on my own'.
AMT201710 days ago
My daughter really surprised me when I let go. She did really well for a few weeks and then she stopped writing her assignments down saying ...
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Effect of parent stress and child's ADHD severity on treatment choice, study-looking for parent participants!
GCarlsonMA11 days ago
My name is Grace Carlson, MA and I am a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program at The Chicago School of Profession...
Medication stopped working after two weeks?
daemaitehn11 days ago
Hello Support team (Yes, you all are),
My daughter is currently on Focalin XR which was increased in dosage, and started Guanfacine about 3-4...
MAT meeting and results of testing
camos198511 days ago
I have a MAT meeting next week at my daughter's school to determine her eligibility for an IEP and 504 accommodations. I am happy to have t...
ADHD Weekly -- Annual ADHD Conference Kicks Off Today
KarenADHDWeekly11 days ago
The annual international conference on ADHD opens today in St. Louis, Missouri. Are you there? Do you wish you were there? Have you gone bef...
Skipping Diagnosis for Son?
MrMotivat11 days ago
It recently came to my attention that I have ADHD. I knew nothing about this before. I am in my 40s now. I wondered why no one can ever keep...
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