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JULIA BECKER
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Good luck! You are doing a great job. My son started Focalin xr at age 6 and it is great, but made it hard to sleep. When we added Guanfacine, a non stimulant, it helped him fall and stay asleep as well as help with other adhd symptoms. He ended up needing some in the morning and some in the evening. Other things that helped:
-Vitamin D taken with lunch
-black out curtains
-“nature sounds” like white noise
-Youtube comic kids yoga zen den and peace out
-google triangle breathing
-tracing letters on his back
-exercise if possible like a walk after dinner
But maybe ask dr. About trying a different stimulant or adding a non stimulant