Asperpers and ADHD - How do some of you cope?

I have a 6 year old son who has been diagnosed with ADHD as well as Aspergers Syndrome. His ADHD levels are amazing, it is like the energizer bunny on steroids. Combine that with the nuances that come from the Aspergers, well, I should have bought stock in Advil. I know that having a structured day is important, as well as patience and compromises, but I have to admit this is hard in our household. I also have a 3 year old, a 15 year old who has NLD (non-verbal learning disorder) and I have ADD. I know what you are thinking....WOW! Those are some genetics:) The problem is, some days I just feel so overwhelmed and stressed and I don't know what to do. Any suggestions?

Views: 9


You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

Comment by marcella moran on March 25, 2009 at 11:07pm
It sounds like some days can be pretty daunting Brandee. Have you joined CHADD or any other organizations that may offer support goups? It's important to make time for you ( I know, easier said than done) . SOunds like you could use some help at home.
Talk to your 6 yr olds social worker at school, to see if there may be some assistance you may qualify for to help at home with your child. Do some investigating by blogging on CHADD and talk to others in your position. I have found that to be incredibly helpful.
Good luck and keep us posted.




MBC Cutie: Braelyn uploaded by member, Rebecca Hester. Upload your cutie and they may be featured here.

Our Latest Food, Travel & Lifestyle Posts


Ask any pregnant woman and she will tell you that now she’s expecting what once smelled delicious  - like roasting coffee beans for example, has suddenly become the one smell that induces an overwhelming feeling of nausea. For some women the pregnant nose goes into smell overdrive…

Black Friday – it’s Not Just About Fashion

Fashion, eh? It comes and goes, then comes back around again, at once fleeting and eternal. A style is in one month and then is never heard of again – until it is heard of again, of course.

The quest for fashionable clothes never ends; it’s just that what is in vogue is always changing.…


© 2016   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service