Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies
Contributor(s):: Petitto, Carol C.
Pet facilitated therapy for socially disinterested and developmentally delayed children
Contributor(s):: Redefer, Laurel Ann
Exploring equine assisted therapy programs for treating students with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Sullivan, Alison A.
Dolphin-assisted therapy as a verbal operant condition for children with autism
Contributor(s):: Terrasi, Renee Marie
The impact of hippotherapy on a child with autism: A single case study
Contributor(s):: Treuthart, Megan K.
The use of dogs to impact joint attention in children with autism spectrum disorders
Contributor(s):: Welsh, Kenneth Charles
Sensory integration theory as applied through equine facilitated psychotherapy with a child diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorder
Contributor(s):: Yeckley, Kevin Arthur
Using dogs in a home-based intervention with children with autism spectrum disorders
Contributor(s):: Alison, Courtney E.
Humans and dogs have lived among each other in mutually beneficial relationships for thousands of years. In recent years, this human-animal bond has emerged as a catalyst for animal-assisted activities and therapies that may benefit those with disabilities, including children with autism spectrum...
A comparison of the frequency of occurrence of stereotypic behaviors demonstrated by a youth with autism during two recreation activities: Horseback riding and board game play
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Contributor(s):: Brekke, Philip J.
A Qualitative Study of the Impact of Equine-Assisted Therapy on Autistic Spectrum Disorders
Contributor(s):: Cavicchi, Laura Frances
Impressions of the impact of dolphin assisted therapy by treatment team members
Contributor(s):: Delaney, Stephen J.
The Role of Therapy Dog in Facilitating Social Interaction for Autistic Children: An Experimental Study on Animal-assisted Play Therapy
Contributor(s):: Fung, Suk Chun
The Effectiveness of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy with Severely Emotionally Disturbed and Autistic Children and Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis
Contributor(s):: Graves, Larisha M.
The effects of therapeutic horseback riding with autistic children
Contributor(s):: Gray, Angela C.
The Impact of Canine Companion Service Animal (CSA) Use on Social Behaviors Between Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders Who Use CSA and Those Who Do Not
Contributor(s):: Hoffman, Melanie D.
Ways of being in home and community: Language socialization of children with autism in multilingual South Asian immigrant families
Contributor(s):: Jegatheesan, Brinda
Effectiveness of Animal-Assisted Therapy: Therapists' Perspectives
Contributor(s):: Nichole M. Budahn, Valandra (adviser)
Animal-assisted therapy has frequently been used with children who have autism spectrum disorder. This study examined animal-assisted therapists’ perceptions of effectiveness of animal-assisted therapy with children who have DSM-IV mental health diagnoses. The researcher recruited self-identified...
A qualitative study of the perceived health benefits of a therapeutic riding program for children with autism spectrum disorders
Contributor(s):: Margaret Ann Stickney
Therapeutic horseback riding can be recommended as a useful health promotion intervention for individuals with disabilities who face challenges to optimal health and wellness. This qualitative study examined the perceived benefits of a therapeutic riding program for children with autism spectrum...
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...
A summative evaluation of a dolphin assisted therapy program for children with special needs
| Contributor(s):: Rachel M. Dilts
This dissertation reviews the literature on the specialty area of dolphin assisted therapy (DAT), a subfield of animal assisted therapy (AAT). To date the literature on the effectiveness of DAT has been mixed although a majority of it is positive. The study was conducted with 40 parents whose...