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What is ADD/ADHD?

ADHD is a problem with inattentiveness, hyperactivity, impulsivity, or executive functioning and organization. Individuals with ADHD may find it much more difficult to focus on a task, particularly an uninteresting one, without being distracted. They may have greater difficulty in controlling what they say or do and may have difficulty sitting still or keeping silent in situations where it is expected. Impulsivity, restlessness, and poor risk assessment may be characteristic. On the other hand, ADHDers are known for creativity, out-of-the-box thinking, and unique problem-solving abilities.

Read more from Medical News Today.


Quilivant XR / Tenex Combo?? Any success stories with others?

Started by MAMAC in Medications. Last reply by dscbelle Mar 14. 2 Replies

We started our 7 year old on Ritalin LA 10 mg last November since the Tenex. appeared to stop working.  We mainly started because after 1.5 years of therapy, we needed a little bit more support. About 1 month later, the Ritalin LA didn't appear to…Continue

Tags: Therapies, Social, Medications, Quilivant

New here - waiting for our diagnosis

Started by ConfusedMom05 in New Member Introduction. Last reply by ArtFish Mar 1. 2 Replies

Hi I'm new here......I'm new to the whole ADD/ADHD world as well, its scary and I'm feeling like I'm digging a hole trying to help, I wonder what I could have done differently to help her because now I look back on the last two years and I see all…Continue

What a great change!

Started by NinjaSue in Positive Pick-Me-Ups. Last reply by NinjaSue Feb 25. 2 Replies

I feel like I only post when I feel down, alone or lost.  So I wanted to post some good news for a change! Mid-January we met with a local private school in our area.  We did not tell our son until after the initial meeting so we did not cause any…Continue

Just need to vent...

Started by NinjaSue in Emotional Support. Last reply by ArtFish Mar 26. 5 Replies

I need someplace to decompress where I know I will not be judged and people understand. It is tax season and as a tax preparer I am swamped at work and working crazy hours. Today was my first day off in two weeks and I woke up sick. From 8 AM until…Continue

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