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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...
Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Sandra Walther, Mariko Yamamoto, Abigail Paige Thigpen, Anaissa Garcia, Neil H. Willits, Lynette A. Hart
Dogs’ roles to support people with disabilities are increasing. Existing U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to the use of dogs for people with disabilities are only minimally enforced....
Nov 02 2017
Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum
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....
Face processing of animal and human static stimuli by children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grandgeorge, M., Degrez, C., Alavi, Z., Lemonnier, E.
Animals are part of humans' social environment and present numerous benefits. Each partner in a human-animal interaction uses signals emitted by the other (e.g. postures, gestures or gaze...
The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.
Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...
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...
Scatter Joy Acres
Scatter Joy Acres Offers:
an opportunity for retreat and reflection for individuals, families and small groups.
a place for planning, building and teamwork. Our natural...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are...
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It...
Susan Elizabeth Smith
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...
Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A response to Crossman and Kazdin
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wright, Hannah F., Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.
J Autism Dev Disord
Wright, Hannah F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks Laboratories, University of...
What factors are associated with positive effects of dog ownership in families with children with autism spectrum disorder? The development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, Sophie Susannah, Wright, Hannah F., Mills, Daniel Simon
Public Library of Science
Hall, Sophie Susannah