Psycho-educational horseback riding to facilitate communication ability of children with pervasive developmental disorders
| Contributor(s):: Keino, Hiromi, Funahashi, Atsushi, Keino, Hiroomi, Miwa, Chihiro, Hosokawa, Masanori, Hayashi, Yoshihiro, Kawakita, Kenji
Effects of therapeutic horse riding on gait cycle parameters and some aspects of behavior of children with autism
| Contributor(s):: Steiner, H., Kertesz, Z.
We studied effects of therapeutic riding on the development of children with autism. Experiments in walking is appropriate for assessing the coordination of movement and for following the changes. We found that therapeutic riding should be considered as a new form of rehabilitation. Twenty-six...
The Effects of Complementary Hippotherapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Jamie Hicks
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is an intricate and complex disorder that continues to grow in its prevalence year after year. The disorder is based on decreased social communication with prevalent stereotypical behaviors and problems in sensory processing. Due to the disorder diagnosis based on a...
How Equine Assisted Therapy Can Improve the Quality of Life for Individuals Diagnosed with Autism, Ages 2-18
| Contributor(s):: Haley M. Haggerty
As stated by the Autism Speaks incorporation, autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the United States. Current research confirms that autism now affects one in every 88 children and one in every 54 boys. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the reasons...
Equine-facilitated psychotherapy with children and adolescents: An update and literature review
| Contributor(s):: Lentini, Jennifer A., Knox, Michele S.
The roles of animals for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Grandin, Temple, Fine, Aubrey H., O'Haire, Marguerite E., Carlisle, Gretchen, Bowers, Christine M.
When Fraser met Billy : an autistic boy, a rescue cat, and the transformative power of animal connections
| Contributor(s):: Booth, Louise
Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Borgi, M., Loliva, D., Cerino, S., Chiarotti, F., Venerosi, A., Bramini, M., Nonnis, E., Marcelli, M., Vinti, C., De Santis, C., Bisacco, F., Fagerlie, M., Frascarelli, M., Cirulli, F.
The Impact of Canine Assistance for Children with Autism and the Family Unit
| Contributor(s):: Wild, Diana L.
The role of service dogs for two children with autism spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Waldie, Jennifer
Companion animals and autism: An exploration of their role in the family
| Contributor(s):: Ulrey, Lindsay Hansen
Integration d'un chien d'assistance dans la famille d'un enfant presentant un TED: La contribution de la theorie de l'attachement parent-enfant
| Contributor(s):: Fecteau, Stephanie
Regulation physiologique et perception de stress chez des parents d'enfants diagnostiques d'un trouble du spectre de l'autisme: La contribution de la presence d'un chien d'assistance et des representations associees a l'attachement
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...
Healing Hooves offers a variety of equine-related programs. The Equine Assisted Learning program uses an experiential learning approach that promotes the development of life skills for educational, professional, and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. The Equine...
The impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: P. Erdman, D. Miller, S. Jacobson
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of an equine facilitated learning program on youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who were paired with typically developing peers. Even though there has been an increasing interest in the field of animal assisted interventions and the...
Animal Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review
| Contributor(s):: Davis, Tonya N., Scalzo, Rachel, Butler, Erin, Stauffer, Megan, Farah, Yara N., Perez, Scott, Mainor, Kristen, Clark, Cathryn, Miller, Stacy, Kobylecky, Alicia, Coviello, Laura
Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study
| Contributor(s):: Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.
Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with autism spectrum disorder: A response to wright and colleagues
| Contributor(s):: Crossman, Molly K., Kazdin, Alan E.
Animals may act as social buffers: Skin conductance arousal in children with autism spectrum disorder in a social context
| Contributor(s):: O'Haire, Marguerite E., McKenzie, Samantha J., Beck, Alan M., Slaughter, Virginia