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  1. The effects of hippotherapy in children and adolescents with autism : a systematic review

    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...

  2. 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...

  3. Hippotherapy Capstone

    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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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....

  6. 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...

  7. Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker

    Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela

  8. 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...

  9. Equine assisted therapy and its benefits for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

    Contributor(s):: Andress, Sarah Daniela

  10. Effects of therapeutic riding in children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Mason, Misty A.

  11. Animal-Assisted Therapy

    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...

  12. Riding through life: An equine-assisted learning curriculum guide for teaching students with high functioning autism

    Contributor(s):: Petersen, Saundra J.

  13. Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies

    Contributor(s):: Petitto, Carol C.

  14. Exploring equine assisted therapy programs for treating students with disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Sullivan, Alison A.

  15. The impact of hippotherapy on a child with autism: A single case study

    Contributor(s):: Treuthart, Megan K.

  16. Sensory integration theory as applied through equine facilitated psychotherapy with a child diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder

    Contributor(s):: Yeckley, Kevin Arthur

  17. A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Autistic Spectrum Disorders

    Contributor(s):: Cavicchi, Laura Frances

  18. The Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with Severely Emotionally Disturbed and Autistic Children and Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis

    Contributor(s):: Graves, Larisha M.

  19. 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...