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  1. Parents' perspective on the value of assistance dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder: a cross-sectional study

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    Contributor(s):: Louise Burgoyne, Lisa Dowling, Anthony Fitzgerald, Micaela Connolly, John P Browne, Ivan J Perry

    While there is an emerging literature on the usefulness of assistance dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is a dearth of quantitative data on the value of assistance dog interventions for the family unit and family functioning. Using previously validated scales and scales...

  2. Writing letters to help patients with service and support animals

    Contributor(s):: Ensminger, John J., Thomas, J. Lawrence

  3. Brief report: The smiles of a child with autism spectrum disorder during an animal-assisted activity may facilitate social positive behaviors—Quantitative analysis with smile-detecting interface

    Contributor(s):: Funahashi, Atsushi, Gruebler, Anna, Aoki, Takeshi, Kadone, Hideki, Suzuki, Kenji

  4. Interventions assistées par l'animal: Quelles connaissances et quelles perspectives? = Animal-assisted interventions: Knowledge and perspectives

    Contributor(s):: Grandgeorge, M.

  5. Children with autism encounter an unfamiliar pet: Application of the Strange Animal Situation test

    Contributor(s):: Grandgeorge, Marine, Deleau, Michel, Lemonnier, Eric, Tordjman, Sylvie, Hausberger, Martine

  6. An experimental analysis of the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on the behavior of children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Jenkins, Sarah R., DiGennaro Reed, Florence D.

  7. Interaction with a therapy dog enhances the effects of social story method in autistic children

    Contributor(s):: Grigore, A. A., Rusu, A. S.

    This study explored the effects of a combination between two methods that have proved to enhance the social abilities of autistic children - Social Story and Animal Assisted Therapy. The main hypothesis of this investigation was that a naturally enriched social environment (i.e., the presence of...

  8. Highlighting the potential benefits of dogs to families living with autism

  9. The Horse Boy--attending to the stories our patients tell us

    Contributor(s):: Karlinsky, H.

  10. The association between therapeutic horseback riding and the social communication and sensory reactions of children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Ward, S. C.

  11. Pet Parenting

    Contributor(s):: Karlsberg, Elizabeth

  12. Sit, Stay, and Read

    Contributor(s):: Black, Susan

  13. The Dog Days in American Public Schools: Observations and Suggestions Regarding the Laws, Challenges and Amazing Benefits of Allowing Service Animals to Accompany Children with Special Needs to School

    Contributor(s):: Joshua T. Walthall

    In the summer of 2009, Carter was a five-year-old boy with severe autism. On a daily basis, he had one to several tantrums lasting around an hour that involved kicking, screaming, and biting other people. He also suffered from pica, an eating disorder where he would eat or attempt to eat non-food...

  14. Social behaviors increase in children with autism in the presence of animals compared to toys

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    | Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire, Samantha J. McKenzie, Alan M. Beck, Virginia Slaughter

    Background Previous research has demonstrated the capacity of animal presence to stimulate social interaction among humans. The purpose of this study was to examine the interactions of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) with an adult and their typically-developing peers in the...

  15. From symptom recognition to services: How south asian muslim immigrant families navigate autism

    | Contributor(s):: Jegatheesan, B., Fowler, S., Miller, P. J.

  16. Autism from a religious perspective: A study of parental beliefs in south Asian muslim immigrant families

    | Contributor(s):: Jegatheesan, B., Miller, P. J., Fowler, S. A.

  17. Parents socializing sibling relationships in European American and Asian American families of children with autism in the United States

    | Contributor(s):: Sage, K. D., Jegatheesan, B.

  18. Perceptions of siblings with autism and relationships with them: European American and Asian American siblings draw and tell

    | Contributor(s):: Sage, K. D., Jegatheesan, B.

  19. Effect of service dogs on salivary cortisol secretion in autistic children

    | Contributor(s):: Viau, R., Arsenault-Lapierre, G., Fecteau, S., Champagne, N., Walker, C. D., Lupien, S.

  20. Sentinels of safety: service dogs ensure safety and enhance freedom and well-being for families with autistic children

    | Contributor(s):: Burrows, K. E., Adams, C. L., Spiers, J.

    Children with autism might display unpredictable and volatile behavior that places them in considerable physical danger and creates stress for the family. Families of autistic children often have limited freedom and experience difficulty with everyday activities. In this qualitative ethology...