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Karen answered the question: Metadate CD 20 MG - Side Effects

Hello Amber, It's great that the medication is working well for your daughter. If her stomach continue to hurt, you should discuss this with her doctor. The dose may need adjust or the doctor may have some advice on how to take the medication without …

4 hours ago

Karen answered the question: Looking for support for the parents of an adult with ADHD

Hello Alessandra, I'm not sure which type of professional you need in this situation; you may want to look into the possibility of bringing your son to the United States for treatment. Two directories that may be helpful to find a professional are: …

4 hours ago

Karen answered the question: SINGLE ONLY PARENT WITH ADHD

Hello Katie, CHADD has a parent support group in your area. You can find out more at  http://www.chadd.net/template.cfm?affid=217&p=abou... Also, this website may  be able to point you in a direction: http://health.nhcgov …

4 hours ago

Karen answered the question: I think I have adhd? ?

Hello Cheryl, It's very common for women to have ADHD and have the disorder overlooked by professionals. The woman may not have hyperactivity (most don't seem to) or her professional is not current on the information. Here are some links you may want to …

5 hours ago

Karen answered the question: Extra help at school with ADHD

Hello Elizabeth, This is a difficult problem. Under Section 504, your son can receive assistant for behavioral issues. However, if he is disruptive in the small groups, he wouldn't receive any benefit from being there. Except he hasn't been there yet. He …

5 hours ago

Carla answered the question: Internship opportunities for College students with ADHD and of NVLD?

Hello Barbara: Welcome to theattention connection online community. I saw that you posted and wanted toreach out to provide support. You’ve asked a great question! Below are mysuggestions to consider: Visityour child’s career center website, or he/she …

1 day ago

Carla answered the question: friendships

Hello David: Welcome to theattention connection online community. I saw that you posted and wanted toreach out to provide support. Below I have listed some ideas for you: Doesyour son enjoy a sport? If yes, maybe joining the school or local …

1 day ago

Parents of Children with ADHD

Marnijoined the group Parents of Children with ADHD

Group for parents of children with ADHD

1 day ago

    Adults with ADHD

    Marnijoined the group Adults with ADHD

    This group is for possible future use for Adults with ADHD topics, etc.

    1 day ago

      Karin answered the question: organized sports

      I have been a high school coach for 17 years. I absolutely understand your concerns for your son. I have coached many athletes with ADHD and it can be difficult for athletes who have ADHD and to stay focused in the game.  I would …

      2 days ago

      Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- Are Micronutrient Supplements an Option for ADHD?

      Q: Should I lookinto micronutrient supplements as a complementary approach for ADHD treat? A: While our bodies need certain vitamins andminerals for proper brain function, research isn’t yet supporting micronutrientsupplements to address ADHD symptoms. …

      2 days ago

        Karencreated the topic: ADHD Weekly -- July is For More Than the Beach!

        Didyou know July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month? It is a time torecognize and address the disparities in diagnosis and treatment unique to minorities.And it’s also a time to consider the impact of those disparities to ourcommunity. Read on for …

        2 days ago

          Carla answered the question: Eventing Naps

          Hello Syed: Welcome to theattention connection online community. I saw that you posted and wanted toreach out to provide support. A common side effect of Concerta is mild sleepdisturbances, so please consult with your doctor if you have concerns. …

          2 days ago

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          2 days ago

          zynnettecreated the question: 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 inability to …

          2 days ago

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          4 days ago

          Davidcreated the question: 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

          4 days ago

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          Syedcreated the question: 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..

          4 days ago

          Ambercreated the question: 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 …

          1 week ago

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