The role of cultural norms in shaping attitudes towards amphibians in Cape Town, South Africa
Contributor(s):: Brom, P., Anderson, P., Channing, A., Underhill, L. G.
Urban ecosystems are increasingly viewed as an important component within strategies for wildlife conservation but are shaped as much by natural systems as they are by social and political processes. At the garden scale, attitudes and preferences govern design and maintenance choices including...
Factors Influencing Motor Outcome of Hippotherapy in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Contributor(s):: Seung Mi, Y., Ji Young, L., Hye Yeon, S., Yun Sik, S., Jeong Yi, K.
Parental Perceptions of the Nature of the Relationship Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Share with Their Canine Companion
Contributor(s):: Harwood, C., Kaczmarek, E., Drake, D.
Parent Perceptions of Psychosocial Outcomes of Equine-Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Contributor(s):: Tan, V. X., Simmonds, J. G.
Hippotherapy in Rehabilitation Care for Children With Neurological Impairments and Developmental Delays: A Case Series
Contributor(s):: Kraft, K. A., Weisberg, J., Finch, M. D., Nickel, A., Griffin, K. H., Barnes, T. L.
Measuring the Effects of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Pediatric Oncology Patients and Their Parents: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial [Formula: see text]
Contributor(s):: McCullough, A., Ruehrdanz, A., Jenkins, M. A., Gilmer, M. J., Olson, J., Pawar, A., Holley, L., Sierra-Rivera, S., Linder, D. E., Pichette, D., Grossman, N. J., Hellman, C., Guerin, N. A., O'Haire, M. E.
Pet Ownership and Children's Emotional Expression: Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of Longitudinal Data from Japan
Contributor(s):: Sato, R., Fujiwara, T., Kino, S., Nawa, N., Kawachi, I.
[Etiologies of cerebral palsy and classical treatment possibilities]
Contributor(s):: Maurer, U.
Companion Animal Bonding, Children's Home Environments, and Young Children's Social Development
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Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky, Charles Hendrix
The efficacy of therapy dogs as teaching adjuncts in promoting empathy in preschool children
Contributor(s):: Michael Jeffrey Donaldson
The purpose of this study was to present empirical evidence about the efficacy of using therapy dogs as teacher adjuncts in schools to promote the social and emotional skills of preschool-aged children. Across a nine-week period of time, preschool-aged children assigned to the treatment condition...
Effect of Hippotherapy on Motor Proficiency and Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy Who Walk
Contributor(s):: Champagne, D., Corriveau, H., Dugas, C.
Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.
Integrated animal-assisted and plant-assisted ecotherapy for preschool children with speech disturbances: A program for the Arctic
Contributor(s):: Kalashnikova, Irina V., Gontar, Oksana B., Zhirov, Vladimir K., Kalashnikov, Andrey O.
Hippotherapy acute impact on heart rate variability non-linear dynamics in neurological disorders
Contributor(s):: Cabiddu, R.
Functions of pets for young children
Contributor(s):: Dorothy C. Payne Mock
The role or function that dogs and cats fulfill as pets in families with preschool-age children was examined in terms of pet prevalence, their relationship to animal fears, and their association with imaginary companions. The sample consisted of 37 children, three years nine months to five years...
Narrative synthesis of equine-assisted psychotherapy literature: Current knowledge and future research directions
Contributor(s):: Lee, Ping-Tzu, Dakin, Emily, McLure, Merinda
Animal therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder.
Contributor(s):: Gabriel, Katie R.
Early exposure to dogs and farm animals reduces risk of childhood asthma
Contributor(s):: Jhun, Iny, Phipatanakul, Wanda
The effect of therapeutic riding on classroom attention of children with developmental disabilities
Contributor(s):: Patterson, Morgan Jessica
Exposure of preschool children to companion animals: impact on role-taking skills
Contributor(s):: Cindee Bailey
The importance of role-taking skills in the social development of children has been well documented. Further, it has been shown that children's development of role-taking skills is dependent upon the quantity and quality of social interactions which require theconsideration of...