These new tools will improve the child’s learning abilities, and their capacity to store information in more than one area. This exercise will also help the development of auditory processing and selectivity which are deficiencies in children with autism.
Children on the autism spectrum usually have difficulties with the sense of touch, or tactile defensiveness. This may lead to rituals or aversions in clothing, food, flooring.
Stimulating each finger tip with a strong and linear information such as ice cold is novel in the sense that we hardly ever get a pressure with cold temperature, in turn, on all fingers of both hands. The novelty and the power of the information ensure that the brain will process fast and accurately, even in the case of a child or adult with brain injury.