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ADHD at School
Non Stimulant Medications
Our doctor talked about these the other day, but wanted to see if anyone has any experience with them.
Do they have to take them everyday?
If your child was on a stimulant prior, did you like these better.
My son is almost 8 and diagnosed at 6 with ADHD
He had a horrible kindergarten year and we tried everything and finally did put him on a very low dose of medication for the school day. I do not give it to him on weekends or vacations
I think the medication makes him ‘sad’ and I don’t like how quiet and sullen he seems on it. Nevermind he won’t eat. But he does need something to help him navigate his day. He’s in the gifted class and doing very well this year. Behavior is far from great, but he’s happier and excelling in class.