Hi all, I was hoping to get some advice from like minded parents, I am a father of 2 with my eldest beautiful boy of 12 having Adhd he was diagnosed at the age of 4 and has been medicated since starting primary school, he did very well at primary school, however he recently took the step up to secondary school, of which is quite strict with silent learning, which as we know is almost impossible for children in the spectrum. Because of his inability to be quiet and manage his distractions he has almost constantly been placed a isolation room with other children and requested to do Independant learning, due to the amount of time he has spent in this room, the school have stated the next step will be a exclusion to another school for a day. Whilst I understand the schools rules I feel they do not know how to properly deal with my son. Any advice would be great
Elsie28: 46 female in South London, diagnosed with ADHD. What now? Am at a loss where to get support
Dec 3, 2019 1:45:24 GMT
anita: Hi I'm 56 and have just joined this forum. All my life I have struggled with learning new things, never see a new hobby to the end. I struggled with education at school. I looking to be tested for AADD in the near future. Sometimes I feel so alone
Nov 25, 2019 20:10:22 GMT
stanley: Hi just joined group, wondered if anyone knew if my son of 23 could be given Concerta, he is currently taking 3x 20 mg a day of Methylphenidate, but he never remembers to take the one at lunch or evening so is not very effective ,
Nov 18, 2019 15:47:20 GMT
ribaru: Hi, I'm 51, joined here to see how relatable ADHD problems are, and as an introductory thought, wondered if "Jack of all trades master of none" (John Gower) was the first literal description of medieval ADHD (only an amusing thought, not serious).
Oct 26, 2019 15:03:55 GMT
bearzoo33: Hey ADHD Dudes. Anyone else feel there is NO PROPER place where recently diagnosed ADHDers can hang out together? Meeting in a Costa Coffee central London feels a little backwards. Anyone keen to start a movement with me?
Oct 25, 2019 16:59:20 GMT
urcapable: Hi everyone. I've just started a blog where I will be talking about the ways I have coped with ADHD and dyslexia. Come and have a look leave some comments and ask some questions. urcapable.com/
Oct 22, 2019 12:16:55 GMT
paulfcb: Hi. I'm new to this forum having been recently diagnosed at age 55. It explains a lot about me. Does anyone have any tips about whether or not to take medication. My psychiatrist has prescribed Medikinet XL. What are your experiences people?
Oct 20, 2019 20:24:31 GMT
clbp: Hello, Ive just joined the group..... so I need to navigate around and find out some btis
Oct 18, 2019 12:50:46 GMT
adhdnoob: hi... just registered. 54 yo. Diagnosed last autumn. Always struggled - now I know why! Still not used to/settled on meds
Oct 9, 2019 19:32:43 GMT
biopsych: Just joined the forum and awaiting a diagnosis. Looking to perhaps go private but restricted by cost. Looking to gain some insight into living with ADHD.
Sept 22, 2019 18:17:43 GMT
hargreaves: Just discovered this place. Will take me a while to actually sit down and write a post (could be anything up to a few months!!), but I feel like I have found my people.
Sept 11, 2019 6:43:41 GMT
mandible: hi.. I dont know how this works so pls be patient with me, only joined recently
Aug 16, 2019 13:52:07 GMT
lupin: Same here! I am busy everyday but never get anything done!
Aug 14, 2019 15:06:15 GMT
bex: Been a manager for years, just gone back into hands on work (so I can work for myself) but really struggling with symptoms. Argh. Not getting anything done.
Aug 12, 2019 16:51:09 GMT
vagueandrandom: The ADDUK website is very out of date. What kind of help/support are you looking for in London? fromtheblock
Jul 19, 2019 17:31:17 GMT
fromtheblock: Is this an NHS site...? most state run websites seem almost deliberately awful don't they? Almost like the purpose is to create a fake veneer that a service exists, but when one scratches the surface, the whole thing collapses. And why am I 'shouting as'
Jul 19, 2019 16:01:37 GMT
fromtheblock: Out of 5 of the London contacts on the ADDUK site for help/support, 2 links go no where or to wrong place, and another has come back as a wrong email address. So I guess I will go with the only person I could contact then yeah??!!
Jul 19, 2019 15:55:39 GMT
fromtheblock: No offense but this website is a freakin' mess!! even for mainstream people, let alone ADD peoples. 2 of the help contacts (London area) are useless as they have completely wrong links to them. One goes to a website for a restaurant. WTH!!!
Jul 19, 2019 12:46:27 GMT
katejacko: I am currently 1 year into a 3 year wait for adult merseyside adhd services, when i rang they said something about my GP being able to make some kinda request with the CCg to move things forward, my GP didnt know, I didnt catch the whole info. Anyone know?
Jul 18, 2019 4:41:14 GMT
swagnusswagnusson: Christ doesn anyone else go on Quora, just spent about 12 hours straight on there
Jul 9, 2019 18:18:42 GMT