Animal-Assisted Therapy and the Child-Animal Bond: Children's Well-being and Behavior
Contributor(s):: Connie I. Jacobs
Animal-Assisted Therapy on Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
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 pharmacological treatment available for this disorder affecting about 1% of children worldwide, which creates a...
Animal-assisted therapy: a meta-analysis
Contributor(s):: Nimer, J., Lundahl, B.
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has been practiced for many years and there is now increasing interest in demonstrating its efficacy through research. To date, no known quantitative review of AAT studies has been published; our study sought to fill this gap. We conducted a comprehensive search of...
Animal-assisted therapy—Novi trend u liječenju osoba s psihičkim i intelektualnim smetnjama
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Contributor(s):: N. Prosinečki
Animals and autism
Contributor(s):: McCoy, Joseph H.
Animals and Autism
Animals in translation : using the mysteries of autism to decode animal behavior
Contributor(s):: Grandin, Temple, Johnson, Catherine
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
Appendix: choosing an assistance dog organization or trainer
Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]
As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais
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 Cães, benefícios nos indivíduos com Perturbações do Desenvolvimento, capazes...
Nov 02 2017
Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Assistance dogs and children with autism
Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities
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. Pushback legislation against some aspects of uses of assistance dogs currently is being passed or...
Attitudes to and beliefs about animal assisted therapy for children with disabilities
Contributor(s):: Yap, E.
Usually first diagnosed in early childhood, autism is a disorder than manifests in impairment of social interactions, difficultly communicating, and repetitive behavior. A child with...
Autism & therapeutic riding: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Shoffner, Amy, Gabriels, Robin
Autism Anchoring Dogs
Our service dogs keep children safe and calm. We are unique as service dog trainers because we use giant breed dogs as autism service dogs. Giant breed dogs can weigh an average of 110-150 lbs and some, up to 180 lbs. This heavyweight class of dog is up to almost twice the weight of a young...
Autism and Equine-Assisted Interventions: A Systematic Mapping Review
Contributor(s):: McDaniel Peters, B. C., Wood, W.
Autism from a religious perspective: A study of parental beliefs in south Asian muslim immigrant families
Contributor(s):: Jegatheesan, B., Miller, P. J., Fowler, S. A.
Autism Service Dogs of America
Our mission at Autism Service Dogs of America (ASDA) is to make a positive impact on the lives of children living with autism—and their families—by providing exceptionally well trained service dogs.Our service dogs provide a physical and emotional anchor for children with autism. With their child...