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  1. Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, Marta, Loliva, Dafne, Cerino, Stefania, Chiarotti, Flavia, Venerosi, Aldina, Bramini, Maria, Nonnis, Enrico, Marcelli, Marco, Vinti, Claudia, De Santis, Chiara, Bisacco, Francesca, Fagerlie, Monica, Frascarelli, Massimo, Cirulli, Francesca

    2016 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 46 1 1-9 0162-3257 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders text

  2. Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.

    2015 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 45 8 2531-2540 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany 10.1007/s10803-015-2418-5 Wright, H. F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks...

  3. Animals may act as social buffers: Skin conductance arousal in children with autism spectrum disorder in a social context

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): O'Haire, Marguerite E., McKenzie, Samantha J., Beck, Alan M., Slaughter, Virginia

    2015 Developmental Psychobiology 57 5 584-595 0012-16301098-2302 John Wiley & Sons US 10.1002/dev.21310 O'Haire, Marguerite E., Center for the Human Animal Bond, Department of Comparative...

  4. Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena

    Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom...

  5. Socio-Psychological Aspects of Animal Therapy in Treating Children Suffering from Forms of Dysontogenesis

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Nikolskaya, Anastasia V.

    Positive and negative aspects of animal therapy using are discussed. Research of 30 case studies is displayed that pet therapy is a good therapeutic tool in approximately 60% of cases. To diagnose...

  6. Pilot study measuring the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on school-age children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Gabriels, Robin L., Agnew, John A., Holt, Katherine D., Shoffner, Amy, Zhaoxing, Pan, Ruzzano, Selga, Clayton, Gerald H., Mesibov, Gary

    2012 Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 6 2 578-588 1750-9467 Elsevier 10.1016/j.rasd.2011.09.007 english text

  7. Brief report: The smiles of a child with autism spectrum disorder during an animal-assisted activity may facilitate social positive behaviors—Quantitative analysis with smile-detecting interface

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Funahashi, Atsushi, Gruebler, Anna, Aoki, Takeshi, Kadone, Hideki, Suzuki, Kenji

    2014 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 44 3 685-693 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany Funahashi, Atsushi, Department of Education and Social Service, Institute for...

  8. Therapeutic horseback riding outcomes of parent-identified goals for children with autism spectrum disorder: An ABA' multiple case design examining dosing and generalization to the home and community

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Holm, Margo B., Baird, Joanne M., Kim, Young Joo, Rajora, Kuwar B., D’Silva, Delma, Podolinsky, Lin, Mazefsky, Carla, Minshew, Nancy

    2014 Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 44 4 937-947 0162-32571573-3432 Springer Germany Holm, Margo B., Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation...

  9. Guinea pigs-The "Small Great" Therapist for Autistic Children, or: Do Guinea Pigs Have Positive Effects on Autistic Child Social Behavior?

    | Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krskova, L., Talarovicova, A., Olexova, L.

    2010 Society & Animals 18 2 139-151 1063-1119 10.1163/156853010x491999 English [Krskova, Lucia; Talarovicova, Alzbeta; Olexova, Lucia] Comenius Univ, Bratislava 81806,...

  10. Fears and phobias

    | Book Sections | Contributor(s): Luiselli, James K.

    2011 Teaching and behavior support for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder: A practitioner's guide. 159-164 978-0-19-973640-9 Oxford University Press New York, NY US text