Challenges of service-dog ownership for families with autistic children: lessons for veterinary practitioners
Contributor(s):: Burrows, K. E., Adams, C. L.
Changes in behavioural synchrony during dog-assisted therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder and children with Down syndrome
Contributor(s):: Griffioen, R. E., van der Steen, S., Verheggen, T., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Cox, R.
Charting your course
Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]
Chastain Horse Park
Chastain Horse Park provides community members with riding lessons, horse boarding, and equine-assisted therapy programs.
| Contributor(s):: Eileen Bona
This is a true story of a boy with Autism and how working with chickens in a therapeutic animal assisted therapy program helped him.
Child-canine bonding in children with ASD : findings within and across case studies
| 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. Parents searching for service canines trained to work with children with ASD however face formidable...
Child-Canine Bonding in Children with ASD: Findings Within and Across Case Studies
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| Contributor(s):: Kathryn Struik, John-Tyler Binfet
The demand for support for families impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to grow, and one increasingly popular avenue of support is the use of companion canines. Parents searching for service canines trained to work with children with ASD, however, face formidable...
Children with autism encounter an unfamiliar pet: Application of the Strange Animal Situation test
| Contributor(s):: Grandgeorge, Marine, Deleau, Michel, Lemonnier, Eric, Tordjman, Sylvie, Hausberger, Martine
Children-robot interaction: a pilot study in autism therapy
| Contributor(s):: Kozima, H., Nakagawa, C., Yasuda, Y.
Choosing your companion
| Contributor(s):: [Gross, Patty Dobbs]
Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship
Cincinnati Therapeutic Riding and Horsemanship (CTRH) serves children and adults with disabilities by providing equine-assisted activites and therapies including adaptive recreational horseback riding, hippotherapy, equine facilitated learning, and WORTHSM (Warrior's Own Road to Horsemanship)...
| Contributor(s):: Rhode, Maria
Finn is a fostered boy aged eight, seen three times a week for psychotherapy. He and an older sibling were removed from his parents when Finn was aged five, and placed with the current foster carers. The placement has periodically been jeopardised by his chaotic and destructive behavior, which...
Clinical Roundup: Selected Treatment Options for Autism
Cockapoos in the classroom: providing unique learning opportunities for children with autism
| Contributor(s):: Stone, B. H.
Companion animals and autism: An exploration of their role in the family
| Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Lindsay Hansen
Companion animals and human health: benefits, challenges, and the road ahead for human-animal interaction
| Contributor(s):: Friedman, E., Krause-Parello, C. A.
Companion Dogs: Helping Families of Children With and Without Autism
| Contributor(s):: Coltea, Cosmin
To date, research investigating the effects of companion dogs in families with children is scarce (Walsh, 2009), and it is even more scarce for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The present study investigated the effects of companion dogs in families with and without...
Comparison of contingent and noncontingent access to therapy dogs during academic tasks in children with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Protopopova, A., Matter, A. L., Harris, B. N., Wiskow, K. M., Donaldson, J. M.
Compassionate Paws Inc.
Compassionate Paws, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to placing specially trained service dogs to provide safety and comfort for individuals living with the effects of Autism and the families that love them so dearly.
Consciousness in animals and people with autism
| Contributor(s):: Temple Grandin
Some scientists and philosophers believe that animals are not conscious and do not lead internal mental lives. They think animals are like robots which just respond to changes in the environment in mechanical ways. Others believe that animals have a form of "animal consciousness" which...