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  1. Koira mukaan töihin? : Hoitotyön menetelmien kehittäminen koira-avusteisesti organisaatiotasolla

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    | Contributor(s):: Kristiina Palmumaa

    Green Care-menetelmiä ja eläinavusteisuutta voidaan hyödyntää terveyden edistämisessä ja hoito-, kasvatus- ja kuntoutustyössä. Menetelmien käyttö edellyttää ammatillisuutta, kouluttautumista ja suunnitelmallisuutta, ja...

  2. Older Adults' Perspective: Exploring the Experience of Owning a Guide Dog

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    | Contributor(s):: Jeffrey Kou, Yvonne Lam, Patricia Lyons, Susan Nguyen

    Guide dogs have been shown to be an effective assistive device that can help older adults with low vision navigate their community and improve overall well-being. Despite vast research conducted on pet therapy and dog companionship, limited research exists on the facilitators and barriers of...

  3. Studying the Research-Practice Gap in Physical Therapies for Cerebral Palsy: Preliminary Outcomes Based on a Survey of Spanish Clinicians

    | Contributor(s):: Sanchez, C., Lerma-Lara, S., Garcia-Carmona, R., Urendes, E., Laccourreye, P., Raya, R.

  4. Animal-Assisted Therapy for Patients With Disorders of Consciousness Following a Traumatic Brain Injury (June 2013-October 2020)

    | Contributor(s):: Weaver, J. A., Cogan, A. M., Watters, K.

    Systematic Review Briefs provide a summary of the findings from systematic reviews developed in conjunction with the American Occupational Therapy Association's Evidence-Based Practice Program. Each Systematic Review Brief summarizes the evidence on a theme related to a systematic review topic....

  5. Vårdhundens påverkan på personen, aktiviteten och omgivningen inom ergoterapi : En kvalitativ studie

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    | Contributor(s):: Elin Andersson

    Opinnäytetyön tarkoitus oli tutkia ja kuvata minkälainen vaikutus terapiakoiralla on toimintaterapeuttien mielestä potilaan toimintaan, ympäristöön ja toimintakykyyn toi-mintaterapeutin käyttäessä koiraa välineenä terapiassa....

  6. Preliminary efficacy of occupational therapy in an equine environment for youth with autism spectrum disorder

    | Contributor(s):: Peters, B. Caitlin, Wood, Wendy, Hepburn, Susan, Moody, Eric J.

  7. Southern Suburbs Hippotherapy

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    Providing occupational therapy for children via hippotherapy.

  8. R.E.I.N.B.O.W. Therapy

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    R.E.I.N.B.O.W. Therapy, LLC provides Occupational Therapy services in Massachusetts to children and adults with special needs. R.E.I.N.B.O.W stands for: Rhythmical, Equines, Improve, Neuromusculoskeletal, Balance and, Overall, Well-being

  9. Assistance dogs in occupational therapy practice: A survey of Australian occupational therapists' experiences and recommendations

    | Contributor(s):: Chan, K. W., Young, J., Williams, L. J., Nottle, C.

  10. The Scientific Advancement of Two Nature-Based Interventions for People with Dementia: Adaptive Riding and Adaptive Gardening

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    | Contributor(s):: Lassell, Rebecca K. F.

    People living with dementia are at risk for decreased quality of life (QoL). QoL may be supported through adaptive riding and horsemanship activities and adaptive gardening, two nature-based interventions; yet, they require further scientific advancement. This dissertation sought to...

  11. Experiences of People with Multiple Sclerosis and their use of Assistance Dogs: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

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    | Contributor(s):: O'Connor, Gráinne Ann

    In this thesis, findings are reported from a qualitative study of eleven people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) who between them have used nineteen assistance dogs for more than two decades. The first recorded use of dogs specifically trained to help people living with physical impairments...

  12. The Effect of Animal-Assisted Intervention on Graduate Students' Perceptions of Well-Being: Insights from Occupational Therapy

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    | Contributor(s):: Kivlen, Christine A.

    Problem Statement: There is a growing concern regarding college student well-being that requires a need for implementation of cost-effective interventions addressing the increasing number of students experiencing negative mental health symptoms. Studies from medical and educational settings...

  13. Occupational therapists' interests and attitudes toward animal assisted therapy as a treatment modality

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    | Contributor(s):: Lori Susan Buckley

    One hundred seventy-nine occupational therapists (OTs) responded to a survey regarding their interests and attitudes toward animal assisted therapy as a treatment modality. It was found that most of the practitioners would be interested in learning more about animal assisted therapy and most...

  14. Australian occupational therapists' knowledge of the purpose, scope, and funding of assistance dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Iong, K. K., Bould, E., Lalor, A., Callaway, L.

  15. "The connection just happens": Therapists' perspectives of canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum

    | Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.

  16. Pilot Study: Occupational Therapy in an Equine Environment for Youth With Autism

    | Contributor(s):: Peters, B. Caitlin, Wood, Wendy, Hepburn, Susan, Bundy, Anita

  17. Hippotherapy: a systematic mapping review of peer-reviewed research, 1980 to 2018

    | Contributor(s):: Wood, Wendy H., Fields, Beth E.

  18. Canine-assisted occupational therapy for children on the autism spectrum: Parents' perspectives

    | Contributor(s):: Hill, J. R., Ziviani, J., Driscoll, C.

  19. The Efficacy of Hippotherapy for Physical Rehabilitation: A Systematic Review

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    | Contributor(s):: Megan Hilgers, Haley Nielsen

    Purpose: The purpose of this scholarly project is to examine existing literature pertaining to hippotherapy and conditions impacting physical health through completion of a systematic review. According to the American Hippotherapy Association (AHA, 2017), hippotherapy is defined as “how...

  20. Nonpharmacological Treatment for Supporting Social Participation of Adults with Depression

    | Contributor(s):: Phadsri, S., Shioji, R., Tanimura, A., Jaknissai, J., Apichai, S., Sookruay, T.