How Fidgeting Promotes Focus
Kids with ADHD actually concentrate, focus, and stay on task better with a little foot-tapping, gum-chewing, movement. Learn what intentional fidget toys and tools help the most.
When insufficient dopamine hampers focus, there are tools designed to help children with ADHD tune into the things that aren’t naturally interesting (read: schoolwork). These tools — also called fidgets — help to balance levels of dopamine and norepinephrine, both of which regulate attention in the arousal center of the brain.
What to Do Next
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Updated on February 20, 2018