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Help please!  My son has been on ritalin generic for 4 years.  Just switched to Concerta 54 mg once a day.  He isn't hyper or distractive, just can't stay focused.  I noticed when he 1st started taking meds he could finish his homework in 1/3rd of the time.  We are in thr process of having him properly tested.  Does anyone out there have a child with ADHD, non hyper that can certainly stay focused outside of a school?  We have never medicated him on weekends on summers.  He just gets bored at school.  Anything that can give me input would be greatly apreciated!

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He may be the quiet ADD kid. 

I know I was. It took them 8years to figure out why I couldnt do my homework, study or stay on task. I was close to failing out of college until my doctor read over past highschool reports and told me she think I need to see a psychiatrist. I went to the psychiatrist, they made me check off a bunch of things that related to me. And I scored very high on the ADD spectrum.  The only thing was, I am not hyper. I am a day dreamer. 

It's best to get him properly tested, he very well may have it.

Don't let what happen to me happen to your son.

Good luck!

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