i am 16 and i make cow ,dog,duck,and screeching noises and it is like a constant urge to do it and some times i screech and just shake and it is like it is almost impossible not to i have make noises since i was like 5 and i get in trouble all the time at school for making the noises and i think i have turrets and i want to know what u think
It does sound like Tourette's. Why not print out some material on Tourette's Syndrome, and take it to the school nurse or your teacher, and say this is what you suspect you have? You might be able to find some medical help if the school nurse makes a recommendation. Where is your mom or dad in all of this? Why haven't they helped you?
well im not talking to my father and he needs to pay doctor bill so they will not even accept me and my mom just thinks i am weird or that it is my add but i take meds for it and i can pay attention to things i just think i have turrets
dan, has this gotten worse since you started taking meds for ADD? Most meds that treat ADD make "tics" worse, although you may have had it to begin with. Google the med you're on, and "tics" and see if it's a typical side effect. You can call the nurse at your doctor's office yourself - you don't have to have your mom do it.
Hey Dan, I am also the CL over on the ADHD site. What you are describing is not "tics". Nor have I ever seen any ADHD medication warnings that cover the making of sounds. And it sounds like you have been making sounds like this since 5 - which would also rule out the ADHD medications being the problem.
I am not sure if it is Tourett's, but it certainly is symptomatic of that. What I am pretty sure of is that if you cannot control it - then you should not be getting in trouble at school for it. Do you have an IEP? If not, you should. And the IEP should specifically give plans for dealing with these sounds and you definitely should not be getting in trouble for them. The people that your mother should be talking to are the psychologists and special ed. department at your school. For that matter this is something that you could talk about with your counselor at school and seek help from them in dealing with this situation. That might be the best starting place. Let me know what happens or if you have any more questions - please post.
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