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ADHD Weekly -- Fidget Toys and ADHD: Still Paying Attention?

Fidget spinners were a passing fad. But does fidgeting have any proven benefits?...

Parent participants needed for study! Effects of Parent Stress and Child's ADHD Severity on Treatment Choice--chance to win $25 gift card

Hello! My name is Grace Carlson, MA and I am a doctoral student in the Clinical ...

To medicate or not

I have a 5 1/2 year old son who has an adhd diagnosis, he has an iep with a beha...

I need prayer for my son that has Autism & ADHD, he is getting suspended for his behavior @ school. I'm getting ready for another IEP

Meeting next week @ school. He doesn't have behaviors everyday at school, I want...

My 14 year old WITH adhd

Hi everyone, My son has been struggling with multiple choices on test he has a 5...

Working on diagnosis

We have an appointment next with with a neurologist to start diagnosis process. ...

ADHD In Toddler?

Hello! I am reaching out wondering if any parents can share their insights and e...

Ritalin

Hi, My 10 year old has been on Ritalin for three weeks now. 10mg long acting. I...

To medicate or not?

My 6 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD, anxiety and SPD in October 2018....

Lost

I'm struggling with my 6 year old that is diagnosed with ADHD. He doesn't listen...

Middle School accommodation pushback- extended time

Hello- I'm new here. My 13 YO 8th grade daughter has had a diagnosis of anxiety ...

Still having school problems

So my son has been on concerta for over a month and his teachers still complain....

Newbie

Hi all, I have an 8yr old daughter, we have felt something isn’t quite right fo...

New and floundering

Hi, I have a 6yr old son who is seeing a play therapist with no official diagnos...

Mydayis.

There is a newer medication called Mydayis. It is suppose to last up to 16 hours...

Undiagnosed Kindergartener needs a supporting school

I have a 5 yr old who had 6 bad weeks in school in Henrico county, VA. He was...

How do you manage electronic devices?

Hello, all. Thank you in advance for reading this and for any feedback you may h...

Pharmacies

Ok, here is what I don't get. I'm just trying to get these dang meds right for ...

ADHD Weekly -- Finding the Right Summer Camp

This is the time to find a summer camp for your child and be sure he's enrolled....

Seasonal Affective Disorder

So we were at the psychiatric NP yesterday. My daughter is rapid cycling right ...

ADHD 13 year old Troubles

My son is 13 and ADHD. He is very smart and can sometimes be pretty mature. Howe...

On again and off again- medication

My seven year old daughter was put on medication when she was six after being di...

Adhd

My 5 year old daughter diagnosed with ADHD WITH ANXIETY and I feel alone and los...

School Options Advice

I am looking for feedback from other parents regarding how best to approach scho...

Helping 10 yo manage anxiety

Hi all, My 10 yo daughter has a dual diagnosis of ADHD and anxiety. The two toge...

Lowering expectations to avoid disappointment

Is it unrealistic to expect my teenage son to accomplish something on a weekend?...

Any advice

My son has been on concerta since before the winter break. I don’t really see an...

ADHD, ODD, OBD, ANXIETY, MELTDOWNS

What supplements and vitamins are going to help my daughter 11yrs old! She treat...

Phone Apps

Has anyone had success with using a reminder App? This was suggested by our ther...

School environments for K / elementary

Hi all, for ADHD/anxiety kids, what school environments have worked? Public scho...

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