Parents of ADHD Children
10 yr old says violent things....
My oldest son has Adhd. He is on 40mg Vyvanse and goes to counseling. Here lately he had been saying horrible things about his 7 year old sister. He says things about wishing her dead, etc and starts yelling if she gets near anything that is his. He is also fixated on Legos. He thinks about them constantly. He seems compelled to them. Today at after school care another child was playing with them. The other child knocked them off the table with the jenga blocks after he was done. This apparently upset my son (who was not playing with the legos at that point) and he told the child if he had a gun he’d shoot him in the head. He had already been suspended 2x this year from after school for saying things like that or acting on his feelings before thinking. The leader said if it happened again he’d be suspended for 6 days with the possibility of expulsion. We asked him why he did it and he said he didn’t know or he was mad. He is an academical gifted child and he understands consequence. He has been bullied at school this year. It seems to have improved with talks to teachers, admin, and counselors. Any help would be appreciated!!
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