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Outcomes in language and social skills as seen in children with autism and developmental disabilities participating in equine assisted activities
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Contributor(s):: Megan Koenigseder
Individuals with developmental disabilities commonly present characteristics that include deficits in social and communicative abilities. A number of intervention strategies have been implemented, but none have proven to be most effective. A somewhat novel approach known as equine assisted...
Contributor(s):: Autumn O'Hara
Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD; which is a...
Terapia assistida por animais : revisão sistemática da literatura e análise exploratória da prática psicomotora.
Contributor(s):: Gladys Malafaia Nogueira
ARTIGO 1: Terapia Assistida por Animais: Revisão Sistemática da Literatura - Este artigo apresenta como objetivo a concretização de uma revisão sistemática da literatura sobre estudos publicados na área da eficácia das Terapias assistidas...
Examining the effects of human-animal interaction on individuals with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Feinstein, Jennie Dapice
Stirrups & Smiles
Stirrups & Smiles is an equine-assisted therapy center in Searcy, Arkansas. The organization focuses on helping children overcome developmental and physical delays through a bond with horses.
The effect of therapeutic riding on classroom attention of children with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Patterson, Morgan Jessica
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
Animal-assisted therapy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
Contributor(s):: Vincent, Brooke, Kropp, Caley, Byrne, Andrew M.
To establish a new field of science for the human-animal interaction : A healthy society with applied animal sciences : I The effect of the dog-assisted activity on the developmental supports of children with pervasive developmental disorder
Contributor(s):: Ota Mitsuaki, Sakata Ryoichi, Tanaka Toshio
This article deals with the effect of the dog-assisted activity on the developmental supports of children with autism or asperger's syndrome. The dog-assisted development for five children with autism or aspreger's syndrome was performed in January, 2002 - December, 2003. The changes of...
An investigation of the efficacy of hippotherapy on speech and language skills in adults with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Gentry, Tammera L.
Anthrozoology and positive behaviour support: how the study of assistance dogs in developmental disability can foster collaborative research and practice
Contributor(s):: Butterly, Felicity, Percy, Carol, Ward, Gillian
Dolphin-assisted therapy for autism and other developmental disorders: a dangerous fad
Contributor(s):: Marino, Lori, Lilienfeld, Scott O.
Effects of a dolphin interaction program on children with autism spectrum disorders: an exploratory research
Contributor(s):: Salgueiro, E., Nunes, L., Barros, A., Maroco, J., Salgueiro, A. I., Dos Santos, M. E.
Animal assisted therapy: more than just recreation?
Contributor(s):: Lidgerwood, Sarah, Gillingham, Philip
Brief report: do service dog providers placing dogs with children with developmental disabilities use outcome measures and, if so, what are they?
Contributor(s):: Butterly, F., Percy, C., Ward, G.
The effects of equine-assisted therapy in improving the psychosocial functioning with children with autism
Contributor(s):: Memishevikj, Haris, Hodzhikj, Saudin
La thérapie assistée par l’animal, description d’un cas clinique. = Animal assisted therapy, description of a clinical case
Contributor(s):: Lehotkay, Rachel, Orihuela-Flores, Milton, Deriaz, Nicolas, Carminati, Giuliana Galli
With a team of loyal horses, PATH International Certified Instructors, Therapist and Trained Volunteers, Freedom Ride provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with many types of disabilities....cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism, developmental...
Maryland Therapeutic Riding
Founded in 1996, Maryland Therapeutic Riding (MTR) seeks to improve quality of life and conquer physical, developmental, and emotional health challenges through human and horse interaction.
Front Range Hippotherapy
Hippotherapy Physical Therapy Services in the Boulder/Longmont Area Hippotherapy can be a valuable physical therapy tool for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Our physical therapist has over 18 years of experience and we own and operate our family-friendly facility in Longmont,...