Dr. McInnes on "Fidget Spinners"

“The toy industry is making an awful lot of money marketing them as an intervention, where they’re really not,” said Alison McInnes, whose research focuses on helping students with ADHD succeed academically. From the Ualberta homepage-

"Popular fidget toys marketed as educational boons for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or autism are actually distractions themselves that may undermine evidence-based classroom interventions for students with special needs."

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