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  1. Transitions Equine Assisted Activities and Therapy

    Transitions EEAT is a Christian ministry dedicated to the physical, mental, and social development of people with special needs and their families through therapeutic contact with a horse in a safe environment. 

  2. Stonybrook Farm

    Storybook Farm is a magical nonprofit ministry where courageous children faced with a variety of physical, emotional, social and cognitive challenges embrace and celebrate life!Storybook Farm’s mission is to walk alongside children with uncertain futures and provide them with...

  3. Special Equestrians

    The mission of Special Equestrians, Inc. is to provide high quality therapeutic horseback riding and equine assisted activities to persons with physical, mental, developmental, and emotional disabilities.In accomplishing our mission, the goal is to increase the independence and quality of...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

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

    Contributor(s):: Feinstein, Jennie Dapice

  8. 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.

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

    Contributor(s):: Patterson, Morgan Jessica

  10. 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

  11. Animal-assisted therapy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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

  12. 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...

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

    Contributor(s):: Gentry, Tammera L.

  14. 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

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

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

  16. 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.

  17. Animal assisted therapy: more than just recreation?

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

  18. 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.

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

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

  20. 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