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If you have a question about ADHD, you can post it here, connect with others and seek answers from our community of individuals directly affected by ADHD. The National Resource Center on ADHD’s health information specialists are also on hand to provide clarification, evidence-based information and further insights. If you would like to contact a health information specialist directly, you can call 1.800.233.4050, Monday–Friday, 1–5 p.m.

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I think I have adhd? ?

Long story short, my son who's 13 is being tested for adhd who has been 'different' since 4/5yrs old and my 5yr old girl is showing signs of adhd. I have also realised that I myself have nearly all the traits of adHD in a adult female. I went to the …

Author: Cheryl
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ADHD sneaking food

My daughter is 7 and was diagnosed with ADHD when she was around 5 years old. Before she was first diagnosed we had issues with her sneaking and squirreling away food. It got better, but now we're back to having the same issues. When it first happened we …

Author: Mia
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Bathroom issues PLEASE HELP

Hi my boyfriend's 6 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD this past school year. I am not new to all of this as my 18 year old daughter has ADHD and my 17 year old son and I both have ADD.  However this is something that was never an issue …

Author: Becki
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11 Year old excluded from basketball training

Hi  My son is 11 years old and has ADHD. He does really well with short clear instructions, fast quick movement, specific feedback and organised practices. Like most people, he does really poorly with negative, authoritarian long …

Author: Gen
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My son is 3 year's old , think's he has ADHD

My son is 3 year's old, I think he has ADHD , but not to sure ..  When asked to do pick up his toys, or to help put away his clothes, he ignores me and walks away or he'll fight with me/most of the times he argues with me. And he continues to be …

Author: Francine
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Social Skills Peer or Training Groups, Camps, etc in Michigan?

Does anyone know any contacts for for young boy (age 11) to work on improving social skills?  ADHD and high functioning but struggles with understanding social queues and making friends.  Ideally, we're looking for group session with …

Author: Robb
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Help Please

I have a 15 year old which is my stepson who has lived with us for a few years now and is diagnosed with ADHD and I'm losing my mind with him he is on meds in therapy I'm newish to this whole ADHD thing but he just defies every thing I tell him to do he …

Author: Rebecca
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Seeking Counseling for ADHD Son

I am seeking a counselor/therapist in the Massachusetts North Shore area who practices Behavior Modification and Cognitive or Diabolic Behavior Therapy to work with my 20 year old son.  Perhaps someone who also who has a background with …

Author: Diane
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Sharing information about mentally ill adult kid without fear that source will be revealed

I am in extremely unfortunate situation where my adult child is getting ADHD treatment but most like she has severe depression due to most probably some incident.  She was prescribed with Adderall after 10 mins of consultation by faking ADHD, …

Author: Concerned
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