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Penny Williams

There are two types of stimulants: amphetamine (Adderall, Vyvanse, Evekeo…) and methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, Quillivant…). Almost everyone does well on one type or the other, but not both. Amphetamines may not be the best fit for your child. All stimulants affect sleep in come people but not others. Finding the right ADHD medication and dosage is a trial and error process, unfortunately. Learn more about the different ADHD medications and how to find the right med and dose in this article:

A Patient’s Primer on the Stimulant Medications Used to Treat ADHD

ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Coach, Podcaster & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism