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The Effect of Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Balance and Self-Efficacy in Children with Developmental Disabilities
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| Contributor(s):: Alexandra Smola, Lauren Hurley
Therapeutic horseback riding (THR) has positive health related outcomes in children with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a 10-week THR intervention on balance and task-specific self-efficacy in children with developmental disabilities....
Inspiring Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship, Inc.
Inspiring Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship,Inc., a 501c(3) non profit organization that was founded in 2013. The program is served by two certified PATH, Intl. riding instructors and a board of directors. ISTH is also a PATH International Center member and TRAV center member. Our...
Horses Unlimited, Inc.
Horses Unlimited, Inc. (HUI) is a non profit corporation founded in the fall of 1993. We are located in Graeagle, California in the northern Sierra Nevada mountains of Plumas County. HUI is a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International (PATH...
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.
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...
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...
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...
| 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...
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...
Examining the effects of human-animal interaction on individuals with developmental disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Feinstein, Jennie Dapice
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.
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
The effect of therapeutic riding on classroom attention of children with developmental disabilities
| Contributor(s):: Patterson, Morgan Jessica
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.
Animal-assisted therapy for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
| Contributor(s):: Vincent, Brooke, Kropp, Caley, Byrne, Andrew M.
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
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...
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...
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...