[Hippotherapy--a supplementary treatment for motion disturbance caused by cerebral palsy (author's transl)]
Contributor(s):: Tauffkirchen, E.
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
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Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky
Girls' Challenge Seeking: How Outdoor Exposure Can Support Girls in Taking Positive Risks
Contributor(s):: Kallen Tsikalas, Karyn L. Martin
Does experience with animals improve toddlers' understanding of others' sound perception?
Contributor(s):: Rachelle Stover
Introduction: Much research has examined what children understand about others’ visual perception. For instance, 2-year-olds can determine when an object is hidden from another’s viewpoint (Flavell, 1992). Less is known about children’s understanding of other’s auditory...
Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
Contributor(s):: Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed centering on what a dog would need to be happy, healthy, and to “feel” loved; Riley served as...
Children reading to dogs: A systematic review of the literature
Contributor(s):: Hall, Sophie Susannah, Gee, Nancy R., Mills, Daniel Simon
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Contributor(s):: Gabriel, Katie R.
Your child's first pet: Some advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Contributor(s):: Knopf, Alison
The importance of pets to families
Daily animal exposure and children's biological concepts
Contributor(s):: Geerdts, M. S., Van de Walle, G. A., LoBue, V.
Exploring perceived benefits of and barriers to the use of pet therapy dogs in a private school for children with special needs
Contributor(s):: Wodder, Sarah
Evidence-based psychotherapy is becoming an increasingly accepted way for individuals to manage a variety of clinical disorders and psychosocial stressors. Complementary therapies are designed to support, facilitate, or enhance existing treatment strategies. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is one...
[The psychiatric aspects of animal assisted therapy]
Contributor(s):: Banszky, N., Kardos, E., Rozsa, L., Gerevich, J.
Evaluating and Approaching a Strange Animal: Children's Trust in Informant Testimony
Contributor(s):: Boseovski, Janet J., Thurman, Sabrina L.
Children who supernurture animals: a call for sociological (and other) study
Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.
The author suggests that "to significantly advance our understand-ing of humane behavior and to instill or enhance its presence in children, we need to go “back to the drawing board” and ask somenew questions about kindness toward animals and use some different, and more exploratory, sociological...
The evolution of beasts and babies: Recapitulation, instinct, and the early discourse on child development
| Contributor(s):: Noon, David Hoogland
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.
Promotion of empathy and prosocial behaviour in children through humane education
| Contributor(s):: Thompson, Kelly L., Gullone, Eleonora
While the importance of normative levels of empathy and prosocial behaviour is becoming increasingly recognised, it has been suggested that modern western industrialised society is not conducive to the promotion of empathy development in children. Related to this, it has been proposed that one...