The treatment options for autistic kids are interdisciplinary which includes psychological treatment speech-language therapy and occupational therapy. And brain training games or activities are one of the common ways to improve cognitive skills in autistic kids. But do they really help? We spoke to Dr Vidyasagar Kancharapu Managing Director Cornerstone Therapy about brain training games and cognitive function here is what he has to say. Here's more on the latest treatment and therapies for autism. Cognitive skills focus on how well the kid is reacting to your cues. For example for a 1-year-old kid games like stacking blocks can help.