Massage is a wonderful tool to use in working with the nervous system. It stimulates the central nervous system via the peripheral nerves in the skin. This stimulates the autonomic nervous system. Regaining balance between the two systems is what massage therapy does. Use this colorful, gentle, soothing massager on your special needs kiddos arms, legs, feet or scalp. Great for use in sensory therapy settings for a relaxing massage across the back.