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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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Metadate CD 20 MG - Side Effects

My 6 year old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD at 5 years old (my husband also has ADHD) and our doctor recommended Metadate as the first medication to start. I was pleasantly surprised that the medication worked very well with what seemed to be little …

Author: Amber
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Looking for support for the parents of an adult with ADHD

We have been battling with the ADHD condition of our son for many years. For the last 4 years he has gone untreated (medication and psychological support). He is now 26, and attempting to finish a master abroad.  His the anxiety …

Author: Alessandra
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SINGLE ONLY PARENT WITH ADHD

Does anyone know of types assistance I can receive in n Wilmington NC InIa Single / only Parent  an have ADHD. My anxiety is insane after having my child an  Have been Clean for 2 1/2 years In looking for Support Group some type part …

Author: Katie
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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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Extra help at school with ADHD

My son is on a 504 plan.  He currently doesn't get any out of class assistance.  We've been trying to figure out medications for him and it been very impactful at school.  Recently, his teacher said she asked if James could …

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Internship opportunities for College students with ADHD and of NVLD?

Can anyone advise if there are specific internship opportunities for college students with identified ADHD, NVLD and or co-morbid LD?  Which companies offer these opportunities and/ or which organizations activity advocate for the opprtunities? …

Author: Barbara
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friendships

our son is now 13, last diagnois was at age 7, our neighborhood just started having young kids,  we earn too much money for schoolorships, and fed insur does not cover extra programs..... need to find ways to help w/ him to create friends

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organized sports

My 9 yr old son is on 2 basketball teams and newly diagnosed with ADHD.  I see him struggle and get yelled at for not paying attention or following through with the plays at times.   Should I talk to the coach about his possible …

Author: zynnette
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Eventing Naps

I take 36 mg concerta around 9.00 am in morning. I feel very sleepy in evening arount 4.00 pm to 5.00 pm. An if I sleep I don't get proper sleep in night after 10.00 pm. Should I take the Nap or not... Please advice.. 49 year male..

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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 …

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