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Kathycreated the question: ADHD summer campn Ill

Does anyone know of a summer camp (1-2 weeks residential) for boys with ADHD.  My son is 11 years old.  I am looking for something in Illinois/Wisconsin/Minnesota/Indiana. Thanks!

11 hours ago

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Kristencreated the question: How did you tell your 10 yr old he had ADD.

Hi there i would welcome any suggestions, comments, advise you'd have on how to tell your 10 year old son about this disability.  He has been on Adderral for 2 years, 10mg and does quite well for the school day. However I do not give it to him on …

11 hours ago

kathleencreated the question: High school junior and focus issues

My son who is a Junior in High School, is taking vyvance for focus issues during the day.  He has been quite successful.  However, after the day is completed and presumably his meds have worn off, he still has to study.  He told me he …

11 hours ago

Jennifer answered the question: My child's Adhd, diagnosed SLD and his school.

Hello Sarah, Yes, the common core curriculum has been an area of struggle for many students whether they have a disability or not. If your son has an IEP he should be receiving special education services to help him through reading, comprehension and …

13 hours ago

kathleen answered the question: 16 yo son with ADHD

My 16 yo son who has been under the care of a pediatric psychiatrist for 7 years was having the same issues with concerta.   His psychiatrist switched him to a lower dose of vyvance and his behavior radically improved.  This was also the case …

14 hours ago

Kristen answered the question: My child's Adhd, diagnosed SLD and his school.

Keep at it. We had the same struggles. The tutoring helped tremendously. Perhaps try a math tutor instead. The more confidence he has the better he'll be. Not to mention, don't mistake he very well could be bored and just not interested in school. The …

1 day ago

Kristen answered the question: 16 yo son with ADHD

I have found a pediatric Nero was the best thing I ever did for my son. If you have the insurance, schedule a consult. Can't hurt! It's what they specialize in. Plus, the good ones can take a month or more to get into. Start today, don't delay. Good luck!

1 day ago

Jennifer answered the question: Substitute for Adderall IR in Canada

Hello Alicia,  I am sorry to hear that you are having a challenging time finding an effective ADHD medication treatment since your transition to Canada. The first thing I would encourage you to do would be to work with an ADHD specialist in Canada …

1 day ago

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Marycreated the question: Learning disorder or mental illness

My daughter was diagnosed 30 years ago as hyperkinetic.  My 10 year old grandson was diagnosed 3 years ago with ADHD.  30 years ago this was barely considered as a learning disability.  I just recently read where this is now considered a …

2 days ago

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Rosemarycreated the question: 16 yo son with ADHD

My son has been on long acting concerta without dose change for several years- the past year he has become more oppositional and defiant- with some risk taking behavior ? I have questioned his MD who is pediatrician and was told that is usual for …

2 days ago

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Bethcreated the question: Teen social skills

How does ADHD affect a teen''s social skills? My 14 year old son tells me he loses his temper a lot with his friends. 

2 days ago

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Stephaniecreated the question: Going Too Fast

Hello! Does anyone have any strategies on how to slow myself down, or slow my thinking down? I struggle with thinking of a lot of different things at once, and I would like to know a strategy for that.

2 days ago

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Mary Anncreated the question: ADHD in developmentally disabled adult

I have a son, age 52, who lives in a group home in Costa Mesa, Ca. He has had ADHD all of his life & in the past few years also suffers from anxiety & OCD. He is being treated by a psychiatrist who sees clients at the group home. I think he is …

2 days ago

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