The effects of hippotherapy in children and adolescents with autism : a systematic review
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Contributor(s):: Emily Layne Ybarbo
The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the effectiveness of hippotherapy, also known as horse- or equine-assisted therapy, for improving the socialization and communication behaviors of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The PubMed research database was...
THE EFFECTS OF HIPPOTHERAPY ON MOTOR ABILTIES AND SOCIAL COMMUNICATION FOR CHILDREN WITH ASD DIAGNOSIS
Contributor(s):: Shannon Coyle
Due to the increasing number of children diagnosed with ASD, alternative forms of therapy, such as hippotherapy, are becoming more popular. This study aimed to investigate the impact of hippotherapy treatment on 4 children age (5.33 ± 1.6) with an ASD diagnosis. Social communication was...
Contributor(s):: Autumn O'Hara
Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD; which is a...
A proposed study of outcomes for autistic children and their families after participation in a Horse Boy Camp
Contributor(s):: Jennifer Anne Lockwood
The aim of this proposed study is to explore whether participation in a three day intervention involving horseback riding in nature– a program specifically designed for autistic children and their families called “Horse Boy Camps” – leads to improved outcomes for...
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
Contributor(s):: Kelsey Lynch, Shannon Thieme, Julie M. Fagan
Therapeutic horseback riding is used for people with many disabilities through out the country. However, these programs can be quite expensive for the families of the participants. Many programs are not funded and since they are not covered by insurances, most families have to pay out of pocket....
The effectiveness for hippotherapy for children with autism-spectrum disorders
Contributor(s):: Taylor Aaron, Sharon Cubelo, Merrill Simpson, Julie M. Fagan
There is little research regarding the type of equine assisted therapy (EAT) known as hippotherapy for children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Our research involves surveying parents and therapists of children with ASD that are participating in a hippotherapy...
Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker
Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela
The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Jamie Hicks
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an intricate and complex disorder that continues to grow in its prevalence year after year. The disorder is based on decreased social communication with prevalent stereotypical behaviors and problems in sensory processing. Due to the disorder diagnosis based on a...
Equine assisted therapy and its benefits for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
Contributor(s):: Andress, Sarah Daniela
Effects of therapeutic riding in children with autism
Contributor(s):: Mason, Misty A.
Contributor(s):: Kayla Blasz
Animals are an important influence on the well-being andhealth of humans. Exposure to animals in a therapeutic settinghas, historically, had physical, physiological, andpsychological benefits to humans’ health. Animal-assistedtherapy (AAT) is a proposed effective therapy method for avariety of...
Riding through life: An equine-assisted learning curriculum guide for teaching students with high functioning autism
Contributor(s):: Petersen, Saundra J.
Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
Contributor(s):: Petitto, Carol C.
Exploring equine assisted therapy programs for treating students with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Sullivan, Alison A.
The impact of hippotherapy on a child with autism: A single case study
Contributor(s):: Treuthart, Megan K.
Sensory integration theory as applied through equine facilitated psychotherapy with a child diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder
Contributor(s):: Yeckley, Kevin Arthur
A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Contributor(s):: Cavicchi, Laura Frances
The Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with Severely Emotionally Disturbed and Autistic Children and Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis
Contributor(s):: Graves, Larisha M.
Hippotherapy and therapeutic riding: practicing social workers and undergraduate social work students
| Contributor(s):: Devin Smith
This study attempted to explore, through the use of surveys, what practicing social workers and undergraduate student social workers know about hippotherapy and therapuetic riding. In addition, this study made an effort to examine what the key means of learning participants had when it came to...