Spinning Fidget Toys: Helpful or distracting?

In a recent opinion piece on the Huffington Post Canada website, the author takes to task a spinning fidget toy getting a lot of attention lately. This issue at hand, it seems, is how the makers of this toy are marketing it - they're allegedly tauting it as a tool to help improve focus. We've talked before about how there are many benefits to what we call 'fidget toys' in helping children (and adults) focus better. But, it seems like this particular toy is more distracting than anything, and diverting attention to the toy itself.

Check out the article: Spinning Fidget Toys have some ADHD Experts Reeling

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