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Video: How to Tell the Difference Between a Fidget and a Toy

By The Understood Team

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From spinners to squish balls, we’ve all seen kids playing with fidgets. Some kids—especially those with focus issues—swear by them as helpful tools at home and school. But how do you know if a fidget is helpful or harmful for your child? The same fidget that helps one child with ADHD stay focused could make another child even more hyperactive.

Watch this video featuring occupational therapist and “Toy Queen” Keri Wilmot on how to determine if your child’s latest obsession is a helpful fidget or a distracting toy.

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