Parents of ADHD Teens and Young Adults
Need help with social interaction for my 15year old son.
My fifteen year old sin is diagnosed with ADD and has been taking Vyvanse for the past 3 years. He is extremely intelligent and medication has helped him immensely to stay on track. His grades are As and he is extremely social at school per his teachers. He goes to a commuter school, 45 minutes from our house.
My concern is that he has no social interaction other than his friends ( from school ) online who he plays games with. I have checked that the games they play are really good. He has such a wonderful time with them as we hear him laugh and crack jokes. He never leaves his room the entire weekend, except for food. We have insisted that he come and have his meals with the family.
He wants no contact with people unless they are online. He does not meet friends, play outside, invite them or even sit with us. I have tried but he does not want to leave his room. My husband and he get into arguments as he does not come and spend time with the family. How do I handle this? He is a good kid but we want to see more of him with us.
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