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  1. "But-He'll Fall!": Children with Autism, Interspecies Intersubjectivity, and the Problem of 'Being Social'

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Solomon, O.

    2015 Cult Med Psychiatry 39 2 323-44 0165-005x 10.1007/s11013-015-9446-7 eng USC Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, University of Southern...

  2. 7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center

    | Organizations

    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...

  3. 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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Brekke, Philip J.

    2008 85 Clemson University Clemson, SC English text

  4. A Compassionate Curriculum Utilizing a Guinea Pig to Help Students Develop Empathy, Responsibility, and Positive Social Interactions

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Sinno, Nadia

    2015 103 California State University San Marcos College of Education, HealthHuman, Services English text

  5. A Cow's Eye View? Cattle Empathy and Ethics in Screen Representations of Temple Grandin

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Claire Henry

    Temple Grandin has been a captivating figure for both animal and disability studies, and for filmmakers. Known for designing more humane livestock handling processes in the US cattle industry, and...

  6. A friend like Henry : the remarkable true story of an autistic boy and the dog that unlocked his world

    | Books | Contributor(s): Gardner, Nuala

    2008 9781402214066; 1402214065; 9781607513254; 16075132 Sourcebooks Naperville, IL English text

  7. A golden opportunity for children with autism

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nieves, J.

    2004 Exceptional Parent 34 12 39-39 0046-9157 text

  8. A long-term study of children with autism playing with a robotic pet: Taking inspirations from non-directive play therapy to encourage children's proactivity and initiative-taking

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): François, Dorothée, Powell, Stuart, Dautenhahn, Kerstin

    2009 Interaction Studies: Social Behaviour and Communication in Biological and Artificial Systems 10 3 324-373 1572-0373 1572-0381 François, Dorothée, Adaptive Systems Research Group,...

  9. 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...

  10. A mother's letter to her son

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Vranos, Kathleen

    2006 The golden bridge : selecting and training assistance dogs for children with social, emotional, and educational challenges 185-198 ISBN: 155753408X; 9781557534088; LCCN: 2006-3618 Purdue...

  11. A patient's best friend: dogs assist in recovery of kids, adults at Virginia and D.C. facilities

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wood, D. A.

    2008 Nursing Spectrum -- DC, Maryland & Virginia Edition 18 22 12-13 1559-4653 text

  12. 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...

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

    | Theses | Contributor(s): Cavicchi, Laura Frances

    2012 227 Walden University Minneapolis, MN English text

  14. A qualitative study of the perceived health benefits of a therapeutic riding program for children with autism spectrum disorders

    | Theses | 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...

  15. A summative evaluation of a dolphin assisted therapy program for children with special needs

    | Theses | 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...

  16. 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...

  17. Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.

    2015 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 45 8 2531-2540 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany 10.1007/s10803-015-2418-5 Wright, H. F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks...

  18. 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.

    2016 J Autism Dev Disord 46 1 336-339 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany 10.1007/s10803-015-2548-9 Wright, Hannah F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks Laboratories, University of...

  19. Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with autism spectrum disorder: A response to wright and colleagues

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Crossman, Molly K., Kazdin, Alan E.

    2015 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany 10.1007/s10803-015-2542-2 Crossman, Molly K., Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven,...

  20. Alaska Dog Works

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    Alaska Dog Works has been training therapy dogs for the past decade. At Alaska Dog Works we pride ourselves on all of our training and its many benefits to our clients. But in particular we pride...