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  1. A canine audience: The effect of animal-assisted therapy on reading progress among students identified with learning disabilities

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    | Contributor(s):: Julie Omodlo Griess

    This study explored the use of animal-assisted therapy with students identified with a learning disability and limited reading success. Initially, reading progress was defined as the participants' comprehension rate obtained from an oral Informal Reading Inventory (IRI) passage. The nature...

  2. Animal-assisted Activities for Students With Disabilities: Obtaining Stakeholders' Approval and Planning Strategies for Teachers

    | Contributor(s):: Baumgartner, Erin, Cho, Jeong-il

  3. May 06 2015

    Animal-Assisted Interventions: An Incredible Range of Therapeutic Benefits Seminar

    This informative and interactive seminar provides an array of animal-assisted interventions and clinical techniques that will greatly improve your client outcomes in a broad range of areas,...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/295

  4. Animal-Assisted Literacy Instruction for Students With Identified Learning Disabilities: Examining the Effects of Incorporating a Therapy Dog into Guided Oral Reading Sessions

    | Contributor(s):: Treat, Wendy Abigail

  5. Animal-assisted therapy used for anxiety disorders in patients with learning disabilities: An observational study

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    | Contributor(s):: F. Giuliani, M. Jacquemettaz

    Introduction:Animal-assisted therapy is defined as the positive interaction between an animal and a patient within a therapeutic framework. Previous studies have reported on the beneficial effects of animal-assisted therapy with patients suffering from anxiety, a major challenge for...

  6. Behavior of children with learning disabilities interacting with a therapy dog

    | Contributor(s):: Limond, J. A., Bradshaw, J. W. S., Cormack, K. F. M.

    Therapy using animals is now a widespread phenomenon, but some authorities have argued that there is insufficient evidence either to justify or to guide animal-assisted therapy. This reflects a paucity of adequate quantitative methodology for investigations in this area. The little research that...

  7. Canines in the classroom: service animals in primary and secondary educational institutions

    | Contributor(s):: Rebecca J. Huss

    This Article focuses on the is-sue of whether a child with a disability has the legal right to attend a primary or secondary school with a service animal. In addition to federal law, each state has its own laws protecting individuals with disabilities and providing for the education of children...

  8. Characteristics of transition planning and services for students with high-incidence disabilities

    | Contributor(s):: Trainor, Audrey A., Morningstar, Mary E., Murray, Angela

  9. Chastain Horse Park

    Chastain Horse Park provides community members with riding lessons, horse boarding, and equine-assisted therapy programs.

  10. Discovery Riders, Inc.

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    Discovery Riders , Inc. is a non-profit, therapeutic equestrian learning and riding experience in Logan County, Ohio, serving the surrounding counties with individuals of all ages from 5 up with special emotional needs, communication disorders, physical challenges and/or learning disabilities....

  11. Dog Gone Good: Managing dog phobia in a teenage boy with a learning disability

    | Contributor(s):: Newman, Craig, Adams, Katie

  12. Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc.

    Endless Ribbon Foundation, Inc.  is a 501c3 N0N-profit charitable organization dedicated to furthering equine therapy programs and circling out to other non-profit organization to maximize social entrepreneurship, land conservation, equine sanctuary needs, and much more. 

  13. Equi-Kids

    Equi-Kids provides, promotes and supports equine assisted activities for individuals who have mental, physical, emotional, social or learning disabling conditions

  14. Freedom Ride

    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...

  15. Furever As Friends Inc.

    FURever As Friends is devoted to facilitating compassionate interactive visits between loving certified therapy pets and individuals of all ages in order to foster healing and valuable life affirming moments that enhance the quality of life and promote SMILEs.

  16. Guiding Reins

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    Our goal is two-fold; we are rescuing horses and giving them a high noble purpose - rescuing loved ones and restoring meaning to their lives. Guiding Reins offers an alternative to improve mental/physical health for all ages. Horses once destined for disposal create a unique and powerful...

  17. Helping Hands Healing Hooves

    Helping Hands Healing Hooves is a non-profit therapeutic equine assisted riding program that encourages individuals of all ages with special needs to develop their full potential. We strive to create a unique environment where individuals can have the freedom to develop knowledge, trust, hope,...

  18. Hoofbeats to Healing

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    Hoofbeats to Healing is dedicated to providing therapeutic horse back riding in Saratoga Springs, Utah.  We use an effective natural approach to therapeutic horse back riding via Missouri Fox Trotter and Andalusian horses. Based on the theory of Cross hemispheric integration, which is if a...

  19. Hooves of Hope Equestrian Center

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    Hooves of Hope Equestrian Center, Inc is a non-profit organization that has been providing equine assisted activities to individuals with diverse needs from the serene location of Crest View Farms, LLC since 2006, with trained staff that have been providing therapeutic riding lessons in this...

  20. Hope Equestrian Center

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    HOPE Equestrian Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with physical, emotional and learning disabilities. HOPE began in the Rogue Valley in 1988 and has been in operation since 1994. Each year HOPE provides services to individuals...