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Lisa1

Child ADHD

I've just found out my daughter has ADHD at 10 years old. Does anyone have any good advice. Like the following I have found online: Be honest with your child about ADHD Enforce rules and consequences calmly Don't overprotect your child

1718 views Lisa1, Herts Valley - Mon, 26 Sep 2016

Angel72a

My partner and 15yr old constantly clashing

Please help my partner has recently been diagnosed with Adhd and this has had a massive impact on our lives as this has only happened recently and my partner has waited over 30 yrs for the diagnosis and are still at medication level stage so you can imagine how things are at the moment. My main concern is my 15yr old daughter is struggling with this more than us and all she seems to be saying lately is I don't like her anymore!! Why does she always shout!! Why isn't she any fun anymore! Myself...

2130 views Angel72a, Tue, 15 Dec 2015

Angel72a

My partner and 15 yr old are clashing

Please help I'm at my wits end my partner has recently been diagnosed with Adhd and this has had a massive impact on our lives as a family as my partner has lived with this for over 30 yrs before getting the diagnosis, and we are still at the stage of getting their dosage right so as you can possibly understand how things are right now. Myself and partner are struggling and I don't seem to recognise my partner anymore huge change. My main concern is my 15 year old daughter is seems to be...

1951 views Angel72a, Tue, 15 Dec 2015

beleive

Newby help please.

can u talk about add or adhd. I have never been able to remember what I was reading and in class lectures I still found myself daydreaming. my mother has always complained that I Never stick to anything ever. I admit and know myself that I cannot focus on anything for long.. I just can't. do u think it is possible that all these years struggling in school starting around grade 5.. that I have add??? can anyone help?? I amalso very forgetful and unorganized .what should I do ??? To get help.

2 replies , 2871 views beleive, Thu, 28 May 2015

KPB2013

Medications for ADHD

In answer to the question of which mecdication to take for ADHD. Only a specialist can prescribe medication specifically for you. Different medicines suit different people.

1 reply , 2058 views KPB2013, West Midlands - Thu, 28 May 2015

TraceyMc

Adult ADHD

Hi, does anyone know which medications are recommended for adult ADHD as opposed to childhood ADHD?

3 replies , 2862 views TraceyMc, TN12 0AP - Wed, 6 May 2015

Naiomiwm

Teenager/Adult ADD

Heey guys! Im 19 years old, live in Denmark and i've got the diagnose Attention Deficit Disorder.. Im on meds but as you probably know it doesnt cure you, just help you. I wonder if there's others in here with tricks, tips, quotes, stories and other stuff about it, maybe we could help each other a bit :) I would love to get to know people with ADD, both on my age and older/younger. It would just be nice to have someone who actually gets you and not just those "yeah i TOTALLY get it. im...

2 replies , 1836 views Naiomiwm, Denmark - Wed, 6 May 2015

Luckymom

How was your child diagnosed with ADHD ?

My son had lots of questions and the school had to do lots of evaluation sheets and I had to as well and so on

1728 views Luckymom, Canada - Tue, 18 Mar 2014