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  1. Outcomes in language and social skills as seen in children with autism and developmental disabilities participating in equine assisted activities

    Contributor(s):: Megan Koenigseder

    Individuals with developmental disabilities commonly present characteristics that include deficits in social and communicative abilities. A number of intervention strategies have been implemented, but none have proven to be most effective. A somewhat novel approach known as equine assisted...

  2. Hippotherapy Capstone

    Contributor(s):: Autumn O'Hara

    Therapists work with many children with many different diagnoses. One of the most prevalent diagnosis is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). According to recent statistics, available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 68 children are diagnosed with ASD; which is a...

  3. Terapia assistida por animais : revisão sistemática da literatura e análise exploratória da prática psicomotora.

    Contributor(s):: Gladys Malafaia Nogueira

    ARTIGO 1: Terapia Assistida por Animais: Revisão Sistemática da Literatura - Este artigo apresenta como objetivo a concretização de uma revisão sistemática da literatura sobre estudos publicados na área da eficácia das Terapias assistidas...

  4. Examining the effects of human-animal interaction on individuals with developmental disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Feinstein, Jennie Dapice

  5. Stirrups & Smiles


    Stirrups & Smiles is an equine-assisted therapy center in Searcy, Arkansas.  The organization focuses on helping children overcome developmental and physical delays through a bond with horses.

  6. The effect of therapeutic riding on classroom attention of children with developmental disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Patterson, Morgan Jessica

  7. 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

  8. Animal-assisted therapy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

    Contributor(s):: Vincent, Brooke, Kropp, Caley, Byrne, Andrew M.

  9. To establish a new field of science for the human-animal interaction : A healthy society with applied animal sciences : I The effect of the dog-assisted activity on the developmental supports of children with pervasive developmental disorder

    Contributor(s):: Ota Mitsuaki, Sakata Ryoichi, Tanaka Toshio

    This article deals with the effect of the dog-assisted activity on the developmental supports of children with autism or asperger's syndrome. The dog-assisted development for five children with autism or aspreger's syndrome was performed in January, 2002 - December, 2003. The changes of...

  10. An investigation of the efficacy of hippotherapy on speech and language skills in adults with developmental disabilities

    Contributor(s):: Gentry, Tammera L.

  11. Anthrozoology and positive behaviour support: how the study of assistance dogs in developmental disability can foster collaborative research and practice

    Contributor(s):: Butterly, Felicity, Percy, Carol, Ward, Gillian

  12. Dolphin-assisted therapy for autism and other developmental disorders: a dangerous fad

    Contributor(s):: Marino, Lori, Lilienfeld, Scott O.

  13. 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.

  14. Animal assisted therapy: more than just recreation?

    Contributor(s):: Lidgerwood, Sarah, Gillingham, Philip

  15. Brief report: do service dog providers placing dogs with children with developmental disabilities use outcome measures and, if so, what are they?

    Contributor(s):: Butterly, F., Percy, C., Ward, G.

  16. The effects of equine-assisted therapy in improving the psychosocial functioning with children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Memishevikj, Haris, Hodzhikj, Saudin

  17. La thérapie assistée par l’animal, description d’un cas clinique. = Animal assisted therapy, description of a clinical case

    Contributor(s):: Lehotkay, Rachel, Orihuela-Flores, Milton, Deriaz, Nicolas, Carminati, Giuliana Galli

  18. Freedom Ride

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    With a team of loyal horses, PATH International Certified Instructors, Therapist and Trained Volunteers, Freedom Ride provides therapeutic horseback riding to children and adults with many types of disabilities....cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, autism, developmental...

  19. Maryland Therapeutic Riding

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    Founded in 1996, Maryland Therapeutic Riding (MTR) seeks to improve quality of life and conquer physical, developmental, and emotional health challenges through human and horse interaction.

  20. Front Range Hippotherapy

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    Hippotherapy Physical Therapy Services in the Boulder/Longmont Area Hippotherapy can be a valuable physical therapy tool for individuals with mental and physical disabilities. Our physical therapist has over 18 years of experience and we own and operate our family-friendly facility in Longmont,...