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  1. Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Contributor(s):: Borgi, Marta, Loliva, Dafne, Cerino, Stefania, Chiarotti, Flavia, Venerosi, Aldina, Bramini, Maria, Nonnis, Enrico, Marcelli, Marco, Vinti, Claudia, De Santis, Chiara, Bisacco, Francesca, Fagerlie, Monica, Frascarelli, Massimo, Cirulli, Francesca

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Animal-assisted therapy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

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

  5. Acquiring a pet dog significantly reduces stress of primary carers for children with autism spectrum disorder: A prospective case control study

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    | Contributor(s):: Wright, H. F., Hall, S., Hames, A., Hardiman, J., Mills, R., Mills, D. S.

  6. Effects of a Program of Adapted Therapeutic Horse-Riding in a Group of Autism Spectrum Disorder Children

    | Contributor(s):: García-Gómez, Andrés, Risco, Manuel López, Rubio, Jesús Carlos, Guerrero, Eloisa, García-Peña, Inés Magdalena

    Introduction: The use of horses in therapy has a fairly long history. There are many references to the therapeutic benefits of this activity. Such therapies have been undergoing a boom internationally in recent years. However scientific research into the effective use of this activity in children...

  7. Socio-Psychological Aspects of Animal Therapy in Treating Children Suffering from Forms of Dysontogenesis

    | Contributor(s):: Nikolskaya, Anastasia V.

    Positive and negative aspects of animal therapy using are discussed. Research of 30 case studies is displayed that pet therapy is a good therapeutic tool in approximately 60% of cases. To diagnose possible problems in families which have got a dog as a "therapist" for the child suffering from...

  8. 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...

  9. Effects of a dolphin interaction program on children with autism spectrum disorders: an exploratory research

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    | Contributor(s):: Salgueiro, E., Nunes, L., Barros, A., Maroco, J., Salgueiro, A. I., Dos Santos, M. E.

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

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

  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. Pilot study measuring the effects of therapeutic horseback riding on school-age children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

    | Contributor(s):: Gabriels, Robin L., Agnew, John A., Holt, Katherine D., Shoffner, Amy, Zhaoxing, Pan, Ruzzano, Selga, Clayton, Gerald H., Mesibov, Gary

  13. Animal assisted therapy: more than just recreation?

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

  14. 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.

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

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

  16. Brief report: The smiles of a child with autism spectrum disorder during an animal-assisted activity may facilitate social positive behaviors—Quantitative analysis with smile-detecting interface

    | Contributor(s):: Funahashi, Atsushi, Gruebler, Anna, Aoki, Takeshi, Kadone, Hideki, Suzuki, Kenji

  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. Hippotherapy as a Tool for Improving Motor Skills, Postural Stability, and Self Confidence in Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Long

    Hippotherapy utilizes the three dimensional movement of the horse to improve balance, strength, coordination, and postural symmetry in those with cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, or related neuromuscular disorders. The forward, side-to-side, and rotational movement of the horse provides the...

  19. Guinea pigs-The "Small Great" Therapist for Autistic Children, or: Do Guinea Pigs Have Positive Effects on Autistic Child Social Behavior?

    | Contributor(s):: Krskova, L., Talarovicova, A., Olexova, L.

  20. Study of the therapeutic effects of an advanced hippotherapy simulator in children with cerebral palsy: a randomised controlled trial

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    | Contributor(s):: Pablo Herrero, Angel Ansensio, Elena Garcia, Alvaro Marco, Barbara Olivan, Alejandro Ibarz, Eva M Gomez-Trullen, Roberto Casas

    Background: Although hippotherapy treatment has been demonstrated to have therapeutic effects on children with cerebral palsy, the samples used in research studies have been very small. In the case of hippotherapy simulators, there are no studies that either recommend or advise against their use...