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Outcomes in language and social skills as seen in children with autism and developmental disabilities participating in equine assisted activities
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Koenigseder
Individuals with developmental disabilities commonly present characteristics that include deficits in social and communicative abilities. A number of intervention strategies have been implemented,...
| Theses | 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...
Child-canine bonding in children with ASD : findings within and across case studies
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kathryn Rebekah Struik
The demand for support for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow, and one increasingly popular avenue of support is the use of therapeutic canines....
Animal-Assisted Therapy on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Theses | Contributor(s): Alba Méndez Moreno
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a common, incurable neurodevelopmental disorder impairing the individual’s capacity of social communication and interaction. There is not any...
O recurso a animais nas intervenções em crianças com perturbações do espetro do Autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Francisca de Sousa Magalhães
A Organização Mundial de Saúde prevê que em 2020 as doenças do neurodesenvolvimento infantil, como as perturbações do espetro do autismo, sejam uma...
As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais
| Theses | 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...
A proposed study of outcomes for autistic children and their families after participation in a Horse Boy Camp
| Theses | 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...
Terapia asistida con perros en niños con autismo revisión sistemática
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Milena Isaza Narváez, Doumer Adrian Muñoz Chilito
Introducción: El autismo es un trastorno temprano y masivo del desarrollo en el cual se afecta la interacción social, el desarrollo del lenguaje, se presentan rituales y...
Equinoterapia en niños con autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Dr. Carlos Francisco Martinez Alvernia
Introducción: Autismo es un trastorno del desarrollo caracterizado por compromiso en interacción social, habilidades de lenguaje, presentando rituales con estereotipias. Sin...
The search for the cure : exploring the mystery behind the importance of animal therapy, music therapy, and weighted vests on children who have autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Hailey Paver
The number of people diagnosed with autism has been dramatically increasing over the last ten years. It is estimated that in the next decade there will be more than four million people on the...
The effects of animal assisted therapy on tantrums and aggressive behaviors of children with autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jesionowicz, Rebecca L.
This study investigated the influence of Animal Assisted Therapy on three elementary school boys' with Autism Spectrum Disorder emotional regulation. The children participated in 12 Animal...
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
| Theses | 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...
Accrediting the Therapeutic Riding Industry
| Theses | 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...
The effectiveness for hippotherapy for children with autism-spectrum disorders
| Theses | 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...
Therapy Dogs Assisting Those With Autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Yung Yung Chan, Courtney Zinna, Dana DeLuca, Ali Locke, Julie M. Fagan
The use of animals in assisting people with special needs is gaining acceptance. However, the assessment and success of animal-assisted therapy programs has primarily been based on anecdotal...
Is there a difference in the quality of the relationship between children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and well-known cats versus children with typical development and well-known cats?
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ada van der Molen
Being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) does not affect the quality of the relationship between children and their cat. The attachment to the cat and the acceptance of the cat the way...
A Compassionate Curriculum Utilizing a Guinea Pig to Help Students Develop Empathy, Responsibility, and Positive Social Interactions
| Theses | Contributor(s): Sinno, Nadia
California State University San Marcos
College of Education, HealthHuman, Services
Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker
| Theses | Contributor(s): Andersson, Daniela
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet / Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health
The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Theses | 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...
The Impact of Canine Assistance for Children with Autism and the Family Unit
| Theses | Contributor(s): Wild, Diana L.