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My 7-Year-Old Is Being Assessed for ADHD, But I'm Not Trusting the Process So Far: Advice?

My 7-Year-Old Is Being Assessed for ADHD, But I’m Not Trusting the Process So Far: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her 7-year-old daughter, who is being assessed by her teacher for ADHD. This mom says her daughter is smart and active but has problems listening to instructions sometimes. This mom asked her daughter’s teacher to fill out the ADHD assessment form, but upon receiving it, is unsure if she agrees with the assessment, as she senses some exaggeration in the answers. Is there anything this mom can do to help her daughter without going through this painful, frustrating process?

My 3-Year-Old Son Was Just Diagnosed with ADHD: Can I Give Him CBD Gummies to Help Manage His Behavior?

My 3-Year-Old Son Was Just Diagnosed with ADHD: Can I Give Him CBD Gummies to Help Manage His Behavior?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her 3-year-old toddler. She says her son was recently diagnosed with ADHD after experiencing severe anger issues at times. She is wondering if she might be able to give him CBD gummies as a way of helping control behavior. Do any moms have advice or experience to share?

My Partner Was Recently Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD: Any Advice?

My Partner Was Recently Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD: Any Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her partner, who is also the father of her child. She says he was recently diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder or Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD). It seems this news came as a surprise to this mom. She is asking for thoughts and advice from the community: Does anyone have advice to share about living with a partner with ADD/ADHD? Any words of wisdom?

How can I help my child who has ADHD?

Those with kids who have ADHD and are unmedicated what are somethings you do to help their behavior? We think my stepson has ADHD and is going to talk to his pediatrician in a few weeks, but what I’ve read, he shows a lot of symptoms. He’s 3 years old, and live read that diet change can help and also using essential oils. He constantly cries just over being asked to do a simple task like using the potty or get dressed; he cant focus on what you ask him to do.he will hear you and repeat what you said but then gets distracted or will just stare into space. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Expert Answer: How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD?

Expert Answer: How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD?

A mom writes in asking for advice on how to help her son who has ADHD. Specifically, she’d like recommendations on natural ways to calm him down. Certified school psychologist Kathryn Schwab weighs in with some expert advice below. A Mamas Uncut fan asks: “How can I help my son who has ADHD? No bashing, please! I just need some advice. My son has extreme ADHD, and I’m looking for natural ways to calm him down. I’d try anything at this point, as I’ve got a 5-week-old as well, and the two don’t mix. We don’t want to try prescribed medicine because of bad past experiences with it.” – Mamas Uncut Community Member YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Should I Consider Medication So That My Three-Year-Old Will Go to Sleep Before 3 a.m.? Advice from Kathryn Schwab I understand your reluctance to try prescription medications for your son. Fortunately, there are natural ways to help him feel calmer. First, make sure that your son gets plenty of physical activity. To give you an idea, children aged 1 to 5 need at least three hours of activity a day and children 5 to 18 years of age need one or more hours a day. …

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My son has ADHD and his father does not want him medicated: Advice?

I need some help, guys. So my son has ADHD, but my ex-husband that I share 50/50 custody with does not want our son on medicine. It’s very aggravating to me, but I’m not willing to start a war with my ex over medication. So I have started trying him on natural things to help him focus better. It’s been helping a little bit. He went from making really bad grades on his spelling tests to making even a few ????. He hasn’t failed a spelling test in a few weeks now, but oh my goodness, the principal and vice-principal are constantly on my toes about ADHD medicine. When I tell them about the natural stuff I’m giving him, they have nothing to say, all they want is for him to be on ADHD medicine from a doctor. I understand it’s a small school, and they want to look as good as possible, but it is not their place to tell me that I need to stop letting my ex walk on me and need to get a lawyer, blah blah blah. They have said way too much that is out of place and none of their business. My question …

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How can I help my daughter with ADHD focus on her homework?

I had the question yesterday about my eight years old, not doing all her homework and having problems with her handwriting. I forgot to mention that I ask her if she has homework, but I ALSO sit down to do it with her because she gets easily distracted with other things, so I help her focus on her homework. She just diagnosed with ADHD. Do other moms have any advice like what helped with your kid? Her school actually got her an appointment for a neurological assessment. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

We are getting our son tested for ADHD: What should we expect?

Due to reports from my 6yo son’s teacher, we are having him tested for ADHD. He has a hard time keeping his hands and feet to himself, along with not listening to redirection or simple instructions. He won’t stay in his seat and talks excessively. What are some?s I should ask the dr, what should I be prepared for? also, what are some tips or tricks to get him to behave better? I have grounded him, taken away electronics and all his toys, I have even set him at the kitchen table all evening with just books as punishment for his bad behavior. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.

Has anyones child been diagnosed with ADHD: Advice?

Has anybody’s Child been diagnosed with ADHD?If so are they been treating with medication? What are the main side effects you noticed on your Child? I’m deeply against medicating my Child. Are their any alternatives anybody is using? I’m taking my Child to be evaluated next week. He is super smart and is one of the top students in the class despite him not focusing and paying attention to the teacher he has the energy for days. We have tried EVERYTHING from taking toys, PlayStation away, TV spanking him, and nothing has worked. Looking for advice. Anonymous Community MemberThis question was asked by a Facebook community member who has asked to remain anonymous.