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Methylphenidate

Alan_Robinson
  • By Alan_Robinson · Posted March 25, 2014
  • In Treatment · 1 reply
  • The price of generic Methylin/Ritilin has just gone through the roof even with insurance. Are there any suggestions for less expensive alternatives for an adult? I am tube fed and am thinking of using ...

In person support group

RNTonya
  • By RNTonya · Posted February 1, 2014
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 3 replies
  • I'm interested in a online or in person support group in the Cincinnati area. My son also has several other diagnosis, and he is quite a handful. Any suggestions for coping or referrals to a group would ...

In person support group?

RNTonya
  • By RNTonya · Posted January 31, 2014
  • In How ADD/ADHD affects my life · 0 replies
  • I have a 8 year old son with ADHD as well as a few other diagnosis that make my life as a parent less than enjoyable. I seem to stay irritated, and short on hope. It's worth saying that this is my second ...

hello there!

steve-NI
  • By steve-NI · Posted January 27, 2014
  • In Adult ADD · 0 replies
  • Saying hello Hi there, this is first post, have been on here a while reading what others have to say about ADHD and found it very interesting. My name is Steve, I am 41 and live in Northern Ireland. separated ...

ADHD Meds Linked to Priapism

EllyB
  • By EllyB · Posted December 30, 2013
  • In In the news · 4 replies
  • We are heading into the New Year, best Christmas ever (thank you playattention). Has anyone read this article? http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/8179 36 Scary stuff but good to know about Ritalin side ...

Adult ADHD

fred7777
  • By fred7777 · Posted December 28, 2013
  • In Adult ADD · 1 reply
  • Well it’s been a while since I have posted in this group and the older I get the more I realize I have the Adult ADHD. I still struggle with my mind racing quite a bit. I’m almost 50 years old, and I ...

NEW TO THIS

concretegirl
  • By concretegirl · Posted December 20, 2013
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 9 replies
  • Hello all, I am a new stepparent to a 8 year old girl who was recently diagnosed with ADHD. Have met with school and they are trying to help in their own way. Home life is hard. Her ability to remain ...

Treatment for ADHD Alternative to Medication

EllyB
  • By EllyB · Posted December 9, 2013
  • In Treatment · 4 replies
  • Happy Holidays everyone! I've been keeping everyone up to date on my little tike and he is doing great! Since we started with the playattention program we have come a long long way, all of us have. I ...

Over-analyzing relationships

ADFingD23
  • By ADFingD23 · Posted November 19, 2013
  • In How ADD/ADHD affects my life · 2 replies
  • I tend to over-analyze everything! I was diagnosed with ADHD several years ago. But I have always thought about things over and over to the point that most mornings I can't get ready quickly enough because ...

Adult ADD or a side affect of multiple other conditions?

Daisylady
  • By Daisylady · Posted November 3, 2013
  • In Adult ADD · 0 replies
  • Has anyone received a diagnosis of adult ADD after the age of 40? I'm wondering if my case it is in fact ADD or perhaps symptoms that mimic ADD as a result all the other conditions that all started surfacing ...

Combined ADHD and Mixed Expressive receptive language disorder

Katie1983
  • By Katie1983 · Posted October 24, 2013
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 0 replies
  • My son who is 10 years old now was recently diagnosed with Combined ADHD and Mixed Expressive Receptive Language disorder as well as Low IQ. He is not hyperactive in anyway. Its more inattentiveness ...

Questions?!?!

rhiannonw
  • By rhiannonw · Posted October 21, 2013
  • In Questions · 9 replies
  • My little brother had ADHD. He is constly messing with mine and my twins things. Last week he Dump my hair shampoo in the bath. He has Broken loads of my things over the years. Just today my twin caught ...

I need help just diagnosed with ADHD

Miracle24
  • By Miracle24 · Posted October 20, 2013
  • In School · 11 replies
  • My daughter was recently diagnosed with Adhd, last Friday. My daughter was in a integrated class setting up until august and we had her main stream her in kindergarten. She attended a charter school(Private ...

Concerta and my heart

1stJake
  • By 1stJake · Posted September 30, 2013
  • In Questions · 2 replies
  • I am facing a catch 22. I have been finally diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 54. It is more like ADD because I don't have hyperactivity but I had learning problems in school and still am impulsive emotionally ...

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HelpforCollin
  • By HelpforCollin · Posted September 25, 2013
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 6 replies
  • My step-son Collin is 4 years old. He has a speech delay and some behavioral issues. As a 3 year old, he started doing half-days of Pre-School in the afternoon, and his mornings were spent with his father ...

Anyone try Daytrona?

sadforlee

did i wait too long

sadforlee
  • By sadforlee · Posted September 17, 2013
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 4 replies
  • my son is 15 and a freshman in high school very good athlete. throught he years we tried focal in, concerts and intunitve and i decided to avoid them due to the side effects and just "drag him to the ...

Support in the School System

EllyB
  • By EllyB · Posted August 30, 2013
  • In School · 1 reply
  • Hey everyone, My little man is in school and is doing great! We were going to homeschool but he has made such great progress with playattention that we thought we could try the school system. We did have ...

Focalin?

natasha30
  • By natasha30 · Posted August 29, 2013
  • In Raising a child with ADD/ADHD · 18 replies
  • SO my daughter has been on ADHD medication for 5 years now. And I HATE them. All of them. The Concerta made her hang herself from her bunkbed when she was in kindergarten. The Strattera made her act like ...

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