Fidget spinners: Useful therapy tool or distracting toy?
from By: Tammy Gibson
From May 23:
A new toy trend is literally spinning its way through schools. Surprisingly, it's not a high-tech gadget — it's a colorful piece of plastic called a fidget spinner. The top-like gadgets that you spin with your fingers were originally designed as a stress-release tool meant to help children with ADD, ADHD, anxiety and autism focus by occupying their hands, therefore improving concentration. These toys are the latest craze, but are they actually doing what they're marketed for?
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