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Fidget spinners -- therapeutic, annoying or a scam? It depends on whom you ask
5/19/2017
Fidget spinners
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In the early years of the fidget spinner, the toy was actually used as a therapeutic aid for children with autism, anxiety or stress, writes Alex Williams. Now they have become a social media phenomenon and the whirring, spinning bane of every teacher's existence.

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