MY 18 YEAR OLD ADHD SON

MY SON IS 18 YEARS OLD WHAT CAN I EXPECT WITH COLLEGE STARTS, ANY SUGGESTIONS!!!!

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Well, you can expect anything and everything. ADHD kids (including myself) attend college by the millions, and most seem to struggle through somehow. If your son has his ADHD under control from the start, and is reasonably consistent at taking his meds and doing whatever else is needed, he should do fine. If not, it may be a bumpy ride.

Do be aware that many colleges provide special services to ADHD kids, including both academic and psych counseling. You should inquire of the college's guidance counselors.

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My son in a junior in University. He has ADHA, processing problems, psoriatic arthritis, possible EDS (from me) & can not write properly (can't remember the medical name). It is critical that these children have an IEP in place through University.

If he has an IEP make sure it is up to date and ready to be transferred to College/University. This will save you time and money. The high school where my son attended 'forgot' some paperwork so we had to have my son re-assessed for University. Needless to say it wasn't cheap but worth every penny.

He is studying Electrical Engineering and has been struggling with side effects from Concerta, Adderal etc. He uses as many resources as possible at the University.

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However I am not 18 lol I am trying to get into a commuity collage with A.D.H.D and passive Artsim . I went to a disbiled concler am full of typo today . That would be where I would go to a concler . still not in collage yet ?

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if theres a disabled students place he should sign up. at my community college they gave me extra time on tests, i could take them alone in a room by myself and there were people there to help me. also he should keep reminding himself why hes going. i didnt and i dropped out of a lot of classes. stay motivated, do all the homework. hes paying for school now, thats another thing to keep in mind. thats all i can think of right now.

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