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Hold Your Horses
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Hold Your Horses offers equine assisted services in a private farm setting. We are dedicated to providing effective interventions that help clients achieve wellness and increase quality of life. Year round services are available with heated indoor and scenic outdoor facilities.A professional...
Animal-Assisted Therapy: A Dog's Influence on Occupational Therapy Outcomes of a Child with Cerebral Palsy
Contributor(s):: Emily Howell-forbes, Kathryn Marxen
Objectives: The purpose of this pilot study was to compare differences between traditional occupational therapy (OT) and OT delivered with a dog and handler, or animal-assisted therapy (AAT), on selected treatment goals for a 3-year-old child with cerebral palsy.Methods: This mixed-methods...
Examining the meaning of training animals: a photovoice study with at-risk youth
Contributor(s):: Rachel L. Williams
The purpose of this study was to discover the benefits of engaging in rescue animal training for at-risk youth, though the photovoice method. The data was collected through the responses of youth participating in Teacher’s Pet: Dogs and Kids Learning Together in...
The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy at a Long Term Care Facility
Contributor(s):: Sarah Kendziorski, Carol Treacy
This thesis is a qualitative study on how resident pets impacted the lives of residents in a nursing home. Through the hermeneutic process, ten participants were interviewed to determine their relationships with the animals. Five common themes emerged from this study; (a) the participants...
Anxiety and depression in care homes in Malta and Australia: part 2
Contributor(s):: Baldacchino, Donia R., Bonello, Lilian
Equine-assisted therapy: Occupational therapists as key facilitators
Contributor(s):: Naumann, Danielle N., Penning, Henderika E.
Examining the Meaning of Training Animals: A Photovoice Study With At-Risk Youth
Contributor(s):: Williams, Rachel L., Metz, Alexia E.
Human and animal interactions in occupational therapy
Contributor(s):: Dumont, Claire
Little Horses Assist UF Shands Clients
Practitioners in the news
Contributor(s):: Waite, Andrew
Use of Creative Activities in Occupational Therapy Practice in Sweden
Contributor(s):: Mullersdorf, M., Ivarsson, A. B.
Green Hill Therapy
Green Hill Therapy is a nonprofit organization which integrates occupational, physical and speech therapy with hippotherapy and aquatherapy, two dynamic treatment programs that address sensory-motor learning in special needs children. Our goal is simple: We want to help kids reach their full...
Contributor(s):: Satiansukpong, N., Vittayakorn, S., Pongsaksri, M., Sung-U, S., Pedugsorn, M., Phiraban, C., Sasat, D.
Practitioner Attitudes and Beliefs Regarding the Role Animals Play in Human Health
| Contributor(s):: Felicia Trembath
Many studies have evaluated the effectiveness of animals in improving patient outcomes, such as their ability to improve cardiovascular health or alleviate depression symptoms. However, little research has been done to evaluate the beliefs of practitioners about the role that animals can...
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.
gina taylor MS OT HPCS
Pawsitive Friendships, LLC
Our Mission To provide quality in home therapy services with unconditional care and compassion to all clients. Our Goal It is our goal at Pawsitive Friendships to provide each clients the opportunity to achive their therapy goals with confiendence. We differ from other companies,...
Horse Talk offers a comprehensive team approach to horse assisted therapy that is unprecedented in New Hampshire to date. Horse Talk offers speech therapy in both an office setting and through the work of hippotherapy.