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  1. People & Animals

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    People & Animals UK is a Community Interest Company (No. 09738365) providing animal and land-based therapeutic interventions, activities, education and skills development opportunities for children, young people and adults to support and enhance the physical, emotional and social well-being...

  2. Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business | Alexandra Moran | TEDxValparaisoUniversity

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    "Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business" explores the power of equine assisted learning, or EAL. EAL is a method to weave the world of horses and their herds into the corporate and personal landscape, and to explore traits, techniques, and skills that humans and horses share. Through...

  3. Pet Partners of North Florida

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Pet Partner's mission is to improve human health and well-being through the human-animal bond. Pet Partners of North Florida is a Community Partner, an all volunteer non-profit charitable organization. We are a diverse group from all walks of life, where our teams are approved to include 9...

  4. Equine-assisted activities and therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Objective: The purpose of this dissertation is to systematically map, and then advance, the state of scientific and theoretical development of equine-assisted activities and therapies (EAATs) for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Method: This dissertation is composed of two...

  5. Healing By Horseback

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    'Healing By Horseback' provides speech, physical and occupational therapy services to individuals with disabilities in Northwest Arkansas.

  6. Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population

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    Posters | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Strategies to Decrease Depression from Social Isolation Among the Elderly Population Erin Gallagher and Megan Russ Faculty Sponsor: Christina Lattner, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, ANP-BC Background: The lack of social interaction among the elderly population has been directly linked with higher...

  7. Special Education in Juvenile Residential Facilities: Can Animals Help?

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Children with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) are arguably one of the highest at-risk groups for dropping out before graduating high school. They are the group of students with disabilities who are most likely to be educated in residential facilities. Residential facilities such as Green...

  8. Exploring the influence of service dogs on participation in daily occupations by veterans with PTSD: A pilot study

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  9. The feasibility of a Pet Support Program in an Australian university setting

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  10. A Systematic Literature Review of Animal-Assisted Interventions in Oncology (Part I): Methods and Results

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  11. The effects of a therapy dog vs mindfulness vs a student advisor on student anxiety and well-being

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  12. Curriculum-Based Animal-Assisted Therapy in an Acute Outpatient Mental Health Setting

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

  13. NEW THERAPEUTIC PROFESSIONS : ART-THERAPY AND ANIMAL ASSISTED PSYCHOTHERAPY AS A RESOURCE FOR BETTER INCLUSION

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    20192706-2706978-84-09-08619-1Iated-Int Assoc Technology Education & DevelopmentValenicaEnglish[Bar-On, S.] Levinsky Coll Educ, Tel Aviv, Israel.Bar-On, S (corresponding author), Levinsky Coll Educ, Tel Aviv, Israel.text

  14. Stroking a Real Horse Versus Stroking a Toy Horse: Effects on the Frontopolar Area of the Human Brain

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    The effects of animal-assisted therapy (AAT) on human cerebral activity are not clearly understood, although many studies have reported psychological and physiotherapeutic benefits associated with it. Any benefits of AAT are likely to be closely related to brain activity. The aim of the present...

  15. Colorado Therapy Horses

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Colorado Therapy Horses is a 501(c)(3) non-riding equine assisted therapy program, located in Greeley, Colorado. Started in 2003, CTH utilizes 17 4-legged therapists focused on human clients. Working with the horse on the ground focuses on clients obtaining personal power while working with the...

  16. Animal assisted therapy for elderly residents of a skilled nursing facility

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    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    There is a growing population of those with dementia and other cognitive impairments that affect the quality of life.  This is attributed to advances in science, technology and medicine leading to reductions in maternal mortality, infectious and parasitic diseases, occupational safety...

  17. Clever Canines Therapy & Obedience Club

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Clever  Canines Therapy & Obedience Club was established by two individuals  who enjoy spending time with their canine counterparts and are  dedicated to helping others through dog assisted therapy visits and  positive reinforcement dog obedience training which fosters...

  18. A terapia assistida por animais como uma forma de associação : um estudo antropológico sobre a relação humano-animais na promoção da saúde humana, no Brasil

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Este trabalho trata de estudo acerca da relação contemporânea entre humanos e animais no contexto das Terapias Assistidas por Animais – TAA, prática terapêutica crescente na promoção da saúde humana. A pesquisa de campo foi realizada...

  19. Spirit Hippotherapy

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    Organizations | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    SPIRIT Hippotherapy providing Specialist Physiotherapy in Rehabilitation. Based in Liverpool providing a service throughout the North West.

  20. Effects of Hippotherapy on Coordination of Speech in a Person with Traumatic Brain Injury

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    Theses | Contributor(s): Leslie Irvine

    Hippotherapy occurs when physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speechlanguage pathologists use the movement of a horse as a treatment strategy. Previous research has documented improvements in gross motor function such as walking, reaching, standing, balance, and trunk control...