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Assistance Dogs: Historic Patterns and Roles of Dogs Placed by ADI or IGDF Accredited Facilities and by Non-Accredited U.S. Facilities
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| Journal Articles | 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....
Nov 02 2017
Aspects and Answers: Best Practices in Partnering with Dogs for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Child-canine bonding in children with ASD : findings within and across case studies
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kathryn Rebekah Struik
The demand for support for children and families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow, and one increasingly popular avenue of support is the use of therapeutic canines....
Face processing of animal and human static stimuli by children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grandgeorge, M., Degrez, C., Alavi, Z., Lemonnier, E.
Animals are part of humans' social environment and present numerous benefits. Each partner in a human-animal interaction uses signals emitted by the other (e.g. postures, gestures or gaze...
The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.
Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...
O recurso a animais nas intervenções em crianças com perturbações do espetro do Autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Francisca de Sousa Magalhães
A Organização Mundial de Saúde prevê que em 2020 as doenças do neurodesenvolvimento infantil, como as perturbações do espetro do autismo, sejam uma...
As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais
| Theses | 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...
Terapia asistida con perros en niños con autismo revisión sistemática
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Milena Isaza Narváez, Doumer Adrian Muñoz Chilito
Introducción: El autismo es un trastorno temprano y masivo del desarrollo en el cual se afecta la interacción social, el desarrollo del lenguaje, se presentan rituales y...
Equinoterapia en niños con autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Dr. Carlos Francisco Martinez Alvernia
Introducción: Autismo es un trastorno del desarrollo caracterizado por compromiso en interacción social, habilidades de lenguaje, presentando rituales con estereotipias. Sin...
Susan Elizabeth Smith
Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A response to Crossman and Kazdin
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wright, Hannah F., Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.
J Autism Dev Disord
Wright, Hannah F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks Laboratories, University of...
What factors are associated with positive effects of dog ownership in families with children with autism spectrum disorder? The development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, Sophie Susannah, Wright, Hannah F., Mills, Daniel Simon
Public Library of Science
Hall, Sophie Susannah
A Manual and Curriculum for the Use of Service Dogs to Support the Social Communication, Behavior, and Academic Development of Students with Autism and Other Disabilities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kerry Kosmicki
The product for this project is a curriculum for using service dogs in the classroom as a catalyst for improving social communication, behavioral, and academic skills for students, with a focus...
Therapy Dogs Assisting Those With Autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Yung Yung Chan, Courtney Zinna, Dana DeLuca, Ali Locke, Julie M. Fagan
The use of animals in assisting people with special needs is gaining acceptance. However, the assessment and success of animal-assisted therapy programs has primarily been based on anecdotal...
Angeles en Cuatro Patas (Angels on Four Legs)
We are a rehabilitation center and nonprofit dedicated to children and adolescents with special physical and mental needs.
Angels on four legs began its activity over twenty-three years ago as an...
Retrieving Freedom, Inc
Retrieving Freedom, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to training service dogs to help people. Our three primary focuses are training dogs to serve the needs of veterans,...
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriel, Katie R.
EP World, Inc.
Western Washington University
Catching Dreams Out at the Ranch
| Newspaper Articles | Contributor(s): Eileen Bona
This newspaper article speaks to the effects of an animal and nature assisted therapy program for people with disabilities and mental health diagnoses in Alberta Canada.
What Factors Are Associated with Positive Effects of Dog Ownership in Families with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder? The Development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, S. S., Wright, H. F., Mills, D. S.
University of Lincoln, School of Life Sciences, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom.
KNGF Geleide Honden
We are a non-profit foundation and our work largely depends on donations and legacies. Since our establishment in 1935 we have trained over 5,000 dogs for blind and visually impaired people very....