Effects of dog-assisted intervention on quality of life in nursing home residents with dementia
Contributor(s):: Karefjard, A., Nordgren, L.
Integration of Animal-Assisted Therapy Standards in Pediatric Occupational Therapy
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Contributor(s):: Sara J. Shue, Melissa Y. Winkle, M J Mulcahey
The primary purpose of this study was to describe how the best practice recommendations and standards of practice related to animal-assisted therapy (AAT) are being incorporated into pediatric occupational therapy (OT). The study design was a nonexperimental survey that identified the...
The Impact of Service Dogs on Engagement in Occupation among Females with Mobility Impairments: A Qualitative Descriptive Study
Contributor(s):: Ellen Herlache-Pretzer, Melissa Y. Winkle, Rachel Csatari, Alyssa Kolanowski, Amy Londry, Rachel Dawson
It is becoming more common for people with disabilities to procure service dogs as a form of assistive technology (AT). However, there is little qualitative research examining the impact of service dogs on engagement in valued daily activities (occupations) among persons with mobility...
The role of service dog training in the treatment of combat-related PTSD
Contributor(s):: Yount, Rick, Cameron Ritchie, Elspeth, St. Laurent, Matthew, Chumley, Perry, Olmert, Meg Daley
Combat operational stress control in Iraq and Afghanistan: army occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Smith-Forbes, Enrique, Najera, Cecilia, Hawkins, Donald
Thai elephant‐assisted therapy programme in children with Down syndrome
Contributor(s):: Satiansukpong, Nuntanee, Pongsaksri, Maethisa, Sasat, Daranee
Use of Creative Activities in Occupational Therapy Practice in Sweden
Contributor(s):: Mullersdorf, M., Ivarsson, A. B.
Contributor(s):: Satiansukpong, N., Vittayakorn, S., Pongsaksri, M., Sung-U, S., Pedugsorn, M., Phiraban, C., Sasat, D.
Dog-assisted therapy for residents of long-term care facilities: An evidence-based review with implications for occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Cipriani, Joseph, Cooper, Marisa, DiGiovanni, Nicole M., Litchkofski, Alexandria, Nichols, Andrea Lynn, Ramsey, Ashleigh
Equine assisted activities and therapies: A case study of an older adult
Contributor(s):: Wehofer, Lisa, Goodson, Nicole, Shurtleff, Tim L.
Gemeinsam mit einer Pferdestärke zum Erfolg - Die Kooperation von Ergotherapie und Logopädie in der pferdegestützten Therapie [One Horse Power for success - The cooperation between equine assisted occupational therapy and speech language pathology]
Contributor(s):: Patrick, Ute S.
Why children with special needs feel better with hippotherapy sessions: A conceptual review
Contributor(s):: Granados, Anabel Corral, Agís, Inmaculada Fernández
Resident and therapist views of animal-assisted therapy: Implications for occupational therapy practice
Contributor(s):: Velde, Beth P., Cipriani, Joseph, Fisher, Grace
Occupational therapists as dog handlers: The collective experience with animal-assisted therapy in Iraq
Contributor(s):: Lorie Fike, Cecilia Najera, David Dougherty
The first pair of US Army animal-assisted therapy (AAT) dogs deployed to Iraq in December 2007 with the 85th Medical Detachment Combat and Operational Stress Control unit. As of this writing, 6 dogs have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, offering Soldiers a small reminder of home. Army...
The effects of animal-assisted therapy on Wounded Warriors in an occupational therapy life skills program
Contributor(s):: Christine E Beck, Florie Gonzales, Carol Haertlein Sells, Cynthia Jones, Theresa Reer, Steven Wasilewski, Yao Yao Zhu
Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has gained much attention in civilian and military health care. Evidence supportsits benefits with varied populations with diseases and disabilities, but no research has been done with injured or ill service members. This pretest, posttest nonrandomized control group...