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  1. A golden opportunity for children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Nieves, J.

  2. A Manual and Curriculum for the Use of Service Dogs to Support the Social Communication, Behavior, and Academic Development of Students with Autism and Other Disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Kerry Kosmicki

    The product for this project is a curriculum for using service dogs in the classroom as a catalyst for improving social communication, behavioral, and academic skills for students, with a focus upon students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This manual includes the curriculum entitled...

  3. Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.

  4. Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A response to Crossman and Kazdin

    | Contributor(s):: Wright, Hannah F., Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.

  5. Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with autism spectrum disorder: A response to wright and colleagues

    | Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K., Kazdin, Alan E.

  6. Analysis of child-dog play behavior in child psychiatry

    | Contributor(s):: Prothmann, A., Albrecht, K., Dietrich, S., Hornfeck, U., Stieber, S., Ettrich, C.

    Children have a natural affinity for animals and most often communicate with them nonverbally; nonverbal communication is authentic and difficult to influence deliberately. This study examines whether characteristic interaction patterns exist during pet-facilitated therapy with dogs, and whether...

  7. Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriel, Katie R.

  8. Animal-assisted activity improves social behaviors in psychiatrically hospitalized youth with autism

    | Contributor(s):: Germone, Monique M., Gabriels, Robin L., Guérin, Noémie A., Pan, Zhaoxing, Banks, Tiffany, O'Haire, Marguerite E.

  9. Animal-assisted interventions for individuals with autism

    | Contributor(s):: Pavlides, Merope

  10. Animal-assisted interventions in internal and rehabilitation medicine: a review of the recent literature

    | Contributor(s):: Munoz Lasa, S., Ferriero, G., Brigatti, E., Valero, R., Franchignoni, F.

  11. As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais

    | Contributor(s):: Ana Rita de Brito da Graça Serrano Ferreira

    O presente estudo insere-se no Mestrado em Educação Especial, Domínio Cognitivo e Motor, e tem como objetivo identificar através das Terapias Assistidas por Cães, benefícios nos indivíduos com Perturbações do Desenvolvimento, capazes...

  12. Nov 02 2017

    Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum

    WHATIncreasingly families with children on the autism spectrum, school officials and clinicians are excited by the benefits dogs promise for neuro-atypical children. What can dogs offer and what...

    http://habricentral.org/events/details/581

  13. Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Sandra Walther, Mariko Yamamoto, Abigail Paige Thigpen, Anaissa Garcia, Neil H. Willits, Lynette A. Hart

    Dogs’ roles to support people with disabilities are increasing. Existing U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to the use of dogs for people with disabilities are only minimally enforced. Pushback legislation against some aspects of uses of assistance dogs currently is being passed or...

  14. Autism Anchoring Dogs

    Our service dogs keep children safe and calm. We are unique as service dog trainers because we use giant breed dogs as autism service dogs. Giant breed dogs can weigh an average of 110-150 lbs and some, up to 180 lbs. This heavyweight class of dog is up to almost twice the weight of a young...

  15. Autism Service Dogs of America

    Our mission at Autism Service Dogs of America (ASDA) is to make a positive impact on the lives of children living with autism—and their families—by providing exceptionally well trained service dogs.Our service dogs provide a physical and emotional anchor for children with autism. With their child...

  16. Beyond fetching

    | Contributor(s):: Ravn, Karen

  17. BluePath Service Dogs

    Full-text: Available

    BluePath provides autism service dogs, offering safety, companionship and opportunities for independence. 

  18. Brief report: pet-facilitated therapy with autistic children

    | Contributor(s):: Redefer, L. A., Goodman, J. F.

  19. Can Dogs Prime Autistic Children for Therapy? Evidence from a Single Case Study

    | Contributor(s):: Silva, Karine, Correia, Rita, Lima, Mariely, Magalhães, Ana, de Sousa, Liliana

  20. Canine Support Teams, Inc.

    Founded in 1989, by Carol Roquemore, Canine Support Teams provides service dogs to increase the ability of someone with disabilities to live independently while simultaneously providing loving companionship. Canine Support Teams is a non-profit organization, made possible by the many people who...