How Educators Use Dogs to Support Children's Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Development
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Roberts-Schneider
Children's undeveloped social, emotional, and behavioral skills have long been a concern in early childhood classrooms. Numerous studies have illuminated how therapy dogs in pedagogical settings support children's holistic development, yet there is scant data on the integration of...
Measuring Human-Animal Attachment in a Large U.S. Survey: Two Brief Measures for Children and Their Primary Caregivers
| Contributor(s):: Bures, R. M., Mueller, M. K., Gee, N. R.
[Hippotherapy--a supplementary treatment for motion disturbance caused by cerebral palsy (author's transl)]
| Contributor(s):: Tauffkirchen, E.
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
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| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky
Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks
| Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin
Does experience with animals improve toddlers' understanding of others' sound perception?
| Contributor(s):: Rachelle Stover
Introduction: Much research has examined what children understand about others’ visual perception. For instance, 2-year-olds can determine when an object is hidden from another’s viewpoint (Flavell, 1992). Less is known about children’s understanding of other’s auditory...
Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature
| Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed centering on what a dog would need to be happy, healthy, and to “feel” loved; Riley served as...
Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature
| Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon
Integrative commentary I: Do companion animals support social, emotional, and cognitive development of children?
| Contributor(s):: Kotrschal, Kurt, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R., McCardle, Peggy
Integrated animal-assisted and plant-assisted ecotherapy for preschool children with speech disturbances: A program for the Arctic
| Contributor(s):: Kalashnikova, Irina V., Gontar, Oksana B., Zhirov, Vladimir K., Kalashnikov, Andrey O.
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
| Contributor(s):: Gabriel, Katie R.
Your child's first pet: Some advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics
| Contributor(s):: Knopf, Alison
The importance of pets to families
The Cat and the Child
| Contributor(s):: Hall, G. Stanley, Browne, C. E.
Animals in the lives of children
| Contributor(s):: Melson, Gail F., Fine, Aubrey H.
Daily animal exposure and children's biological concepts
| Contributor(s):: Geerdts, M. S., Van de Walle, G. A., LoBue, V.
Autism spectrum disorder and pet therapy
| Contributor(s):: Siewertsen, C. M., French, E. D., Teramoto, M.
Children's concepts of the social affordances of a virtual dog and a stuffed dog
| Contributor(s):: Aguiar, Naomi R., Taylor, Marjorie