adhd and tics

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2009
adhd and tics
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Thu, 10-15-2009 - 3:44pm
My son was diaognosed wt adhd last year.just recently he has started to repeat some parts of a sentance under his breath after he has finished speaking..could this be a tic?
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Registered: 06-10-2007
In reply to: nikkicool
Thu, 10-15-2009 - 4:13pm

HI, and welcome!


Yes, itcould be

A child may HAVE ADHD, but it is not what they ARE. Never tell a child they ARE ADHD.

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2009
In reply to: nikkicool
Thu, 10-15-2009 - 4:32pm

thankyou for your reply..palilalia?i have never heard of this..my son has adhd combined odd no tourettes and this new behaviour has only just started in the past week or so..he doesnt take medication at present..


iVillage Member
Registered: 06-10-2007
In reply to: nikkicool
Thu, 10-15-2009 - 4:56pm
I would speak to his Psych, Tourrettes often doesn't show up until kids are 8-9 years old.

A child may HAVE ADHD, but it is not what they ARE. Never tell a child they ARE ADHD.

iVillage Member
Registered: 10-15-2009
In reply to: nikkicool
Thu, 10-15-2009 - 5:07pm
i will thanks again..