Service Dogs and Invisible Disabilities | Sarah Meikle | TEDxDeerfield
| Contributor(s):: Sarah Meikle
Psychiatric service dogs are misunderstood; very few people produce them and there is a desperate need for more people to do so. There are even more people that could benefit from these animals that do not realize that exist--and that they represent a treatment that can often meet needs that no...
The effects of HAI on human health and well-being: Focus on ASD
| Contributor(s):: Marguerite E. O'Haire
Dr. Marguerite O'Haire discusses a systematic review of studies covering human-animal interactions and animal-assisted interventions in children with autism spectrum disorders and her own study covering children, including some with autism spectrum disorders, and human-animal interactions....
Libby Marks-Shepard Interview
| Contributor(s):: Libby L Marks-Shepard
This video contains highlights from an interview with Libby Marks-Shepard, Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center Program Director. Marks-Shepard talks about how Therapeion came about and how their community of riders is growing and changing.
Libby Marks-Shepard Full Interview
An interview with Libby Marks-Shepard, Therapeion Therapeutic Riding Center Program Director. Marks-Shepard talks about how Therapeion came into existence, growth at the center, animal-assisted therapy, PATH International, and challenges and opportunities in the area.
Raising your North Star
| Contributor(s):: Patty Dobbs Gross (director), Daniel Gross (director)
Raising your North Star is about how North Star dogs are socialized to become valuable search and rescue tools for children who wander, along with how these skills can be specifically shaped in an autism assistance dog in training through the avenue of play. This video also contains thoughts for...
Home before dark
Home Before Dark is a video about the assistance dog placements for children with autism that North Star Foundation put into play during their first ten years of service. Created by Executive Director Patty Dobbs Gross and her talented son Daniel, who is himself on the spectrum, this video...
| Contributor(s):: Patty Dobbs Gross (director), Daniel Gross
A video about Joel, a child with autism, and his dog.