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Animal assisted therapy and autism intervention: A synthesis of the literature
Contributor(s):: Jocelyn Turner
The overall intention of this research project was to determine if, based on the available literature, Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has potential as an efficacious adjunctive therapy method for helping to generate greater levels of social functioning, for individuals with Autism. This project...
More Animals in the Classroom: Interview with Maggie O'Haire
27 Aug 2012 |
Posted by Ross E Blythe
Children with autism can have difficulty fitting into social
settings and reading people. Empathy is often hard to cultivate. Research has
indicated that in some cases, children with autism are...
Myth #2: Training is the Key to Success with Autism Assistance Dogs for Children
10 Aug 2012 |
Posted by Patty Dobbs Gross
by Patty Dobbs Gross
I get by with a little help from my friends. ~ John Lennon ''David and North Star's Lego''
One of the biggest misunderstandings about the emerging field...
Myth #1: Autism Assistance Dog Placements for Children can be Created Safely and Effectively Using Rescue Dogs
by Patty Dobbs Gross
We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another. ~ Lucretius
'Marques and North Star's Boots'
Rescuing a child as well as a dog can...
Does pet arrival trigger prosocial behaviors in individuals with autism?
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| Contributor(s):: Marine Grandgeorge, Sylvie Tordjman, Alain Lazartigues, Eric Lemonnier, Michel Deleau, Martine Hausberger
Alteration of social interactions especially prosocial behaviors – an important aspect of development – is one of the characteristics of autistic disorders. Numerous strategies or therapies are used to improve communication skills or at least to reduce social impairments....
Sarah Elizabeth Pellizzari
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
| Contributor(s):: François, Dorothée, Powell, Stuart, Dautenhahn, Kerstin
Review of 'Animal-assisted interventions for individuals with autism'
| Contributor(s):: Adams, Nena
Service dogs: Facilitating the abilities of children with intellectual or behavioral disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Fry-Johnson, Yvonne W., Powell, Suzanne, Winokur, Donnie Kanter
Tips for practitioners: Pet care: A vehicle for learning
| Contributor(s):: Law, Sandra, Scott, Sandra
Relações terapêuticas: Um estudo exploratório sobre Equitação Psico-Educacional (EPE) e autismo
| Contributor(s):: Gonçalves Leitão, Leopoldo
The effectiveness of simulated developmental horse-riding program in children with autism
| Contributor(s):: Wuang, Yee-Pay, Wang, Chih-Chung, Huang, Mao-Hsiung, Su, Chwen-Yng
Critique du modèle neurophysiologique de delphinothérapie - Sonophorèse et écholocation
| Contributor(s):: Baribeau, J., David, G., Larivée, S.
Discontinuites psychiques entre animaux et humains: eclairage sur la 'monade autistique.'
| Contributor(s):: Vidal, Jean-Marie
Etude de l'intérêt de l'enfant atteint d'autisme pour le dauphin à partir de deux méthodologies complémentaires
| Contributor(s):: Maurer, M.
L'évaluation de la présence d'un chien d'assistance auprès de l'enfant autiste et de sa famille
| Contributor(s):: Trudel, M., Fecteau, S., Champange, N.
| Contributor(s):: Eisenfeld, M.
«Un couple magique: Le dauphin et l'autiste»: Analyse socio-anthropologique d'une figure de l'imaginaire contemporain
| Contributor(s):: Gouabault, E.
| Contributor(s):: Prosine?ki, Nina
Fears and phobias
| Contributor(s):: Luiselli, James K.