I am so thrilled to find this group. I had written a long post but it was deleted before I was able to finish it. Ugh! Just the basics about me for this first one. I have a 10 year old daughter with ADHD and ODD. The reason that I went searching for a support group was because my daughter and I had a very rough week and I was at my wit's end. It has been comforting to read everyone's stories. I really have felt like I have been all alone in this struggle since when I speak to other parents of children who do not have ADHD ODD, they look at me like I am an alien or worse, a bad parent. I think that I just need an outlet to calm down when my daughter has been screaming at me all day or making me feel like the worst mother that ever was. Ugh!
Hey there, I'm new to the group and looking for any and all advise possible. My stepson has been diagnosed with ODD for a couple of years now, and needless to say it's been extremely difficult on the relationship I have with him. Does anybody happen to know of any website that could point me toward parenting classes or local support groups to help me learn more about patience with him? I've...
I'm new to this group but a little relieved to see that I'm not alone. We saw a well know physiatrist at all Children's who diagnosed my son with ODD. I have done all the therapies besides, the PCIT which I will be looking into. I wanted to know if anyone has used a natural supplent of any type that has helped with the outbursts and mood swings?