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Healing Hooves offers a variety of equine-related programs. The Equine Assisted Learning program uses an experiential learning approach that promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional, and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. The Equine...
The impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Erdman, P., Miller, D., Jacobson, S.
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who were paired with typically developing peers. Even though there has been an increasing interest in the field of animal assisted interventions and the...
Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review
Contributor(s):: Davis, Tonya N., Scalzo, Rachel, Butler, Erin, Stauffer, Megan, Farah, Yara N., Perez, Scott, Mainor, Kristen, Clark, Cathryn, Miller, Stacy, Kobylecky, Alicia, Coviello, Laura
Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study
| Contributor(s):: Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.
Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with autism spectrum disorder: A response to wright and colleagues
| Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K., Kazdin, Alan E.
Animals may act as social buffers: Skin conductance arousal in children with autism spectrum disorder in a social context
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, Marguerite E., McKenzie, Samantha J., Beck, Alan M., Slaughter, Virginia
Pilot study investigating the role of therapy dogs in facilitating social interaction among children with autism
| Contributor(s):: Fung, Suk-chun, Leung, Alvin Seung-ming
Students with autism, service dogs, and public schools: A review of state laws
| Contributor(s):: Hill, David R., King, Seth A., Mrachko, Alicia A.
Utilizing assistive dogs in integrated employment settings: Multidisciplinary elements to consider for individuals with ASD
| Contributor(s):: Groomes, Darlene A. G., Clemons, Andrew, Hulme, Sandra, Kort, Kelly, Mesibov, Gary
Service dogs: Taking the 'dis' out of disabilities in children with with intellectual or behavioral disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W., Powell, Suzanne, Winokur, Donnie Kanter, Merrick, Joav
Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children
| Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena
Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...
Socio-Psychological Aspects of Animal Therapy in Treating Children Suffering from Forms of Dysontogenesis
| Contributor(s):: Nikolskaya, Anastasia V.
Positive and negative aspects of animal therapy using are discussed. Research of 30 case studies is displayed that pet therapy is a good therapeutic tool in approximately 60% of cases. To diagnose possible problems in families which have got a dog as a "therapist" for the child suffering from...
Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Child-Animal Bond: Children's Well-being and Behavior
| Contributor(s):: Connie I. Jacobs
Equine assisted therapy and its benefits for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)
| Contributor(s):: Andress, Sarah Daniela
Service dogs for children with autism spectrum disorder: benefits, challenges and welfare implications
| Contributor(s):: Burrows, Kristen Elizabeth
| Contributor(s):: Rader, Rick
Animals and Autism
Autism spectrum disorder: A review of the current understanding of pathophysiology and complementary therapies in children
| Contributor(s):: Robson, Belinda
Clinical Roundup: Selected Treatment Options for Autism
Effects of equine interaction on EEG asymmetry in children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
| Contributor(s):: Chen, Chih-Chia, Crews, Debbie, Mundt, Stephanie, Ringenbach, Shannon D. R.