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  1. Outcomes of assistance dog placement in the home for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families: A pilot study

    Contributor(s):: Leung, J. Y., Mackenzie, L., Dickson, C.

  2. Evaluating the effectiveness of therapeutic horse riding for children and young people experiencing disability: a single-case experimental design study

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Rachelle A., Taylor, William J., Surgenor, Lois J., Graham, Fiona P., Levack, William M. M., Blampied, Neville M.

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

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

  4. Camp Geronimo: Evaluating the Influence of an Animal Assisted Intervention Based Summer Camp on Social Participation in Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Joelle Ruggeri

    Research regarding animal assisted intervention (AAI) has found that it can be an effective intervention towards promoting positive social participation in children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). A quality improvement project was implemented at The Barn at Spring Brook...

  5. Assistive Device Use among Community-Dwelling Older Adults: A Profile of Canadians Using Hearing, Vision, and Mobility Devices in the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging

    | Contributor(s):: Ishigami, Yoko, Jutai, Jeffrey, Kirkland, Susan

    There is increasing recognition that using assistive devices can support healthy aging. Minimizing discomfort and loss of function and increasing independence can have a substantial impact physically, psychologically, and financially on persons with functional impairments and resulting activity...

  6. Carving out a place for "pets" within the age-friendly agenda: A case study exploring the public health implications of companion animal relationships for older adults who are aging-in-place

    Full-text: Available

    | Contributor(s):: Ann Madeline Toohey

    Growing numbers of people surpass the age of 65 each year, and a widely adopted response has been to work towards making communities more “age-friendly,” as per the World Health Organization’s age-friendly policy framework. Within this framework, there is no explicit reference...

  7. Participatory methodologies in research with children: creative and innovative approaches

    | Contributor(s):: Pereira, V. R., Coimbra, V. C. C., Cardoso, C. S., Oliveira, N. A., Vieira, A. C. G., Nobre, M. O., Nino, M. E. L.

  8. Review: Donna J Haraway, Manifestly Haraway: The Cyborg Manifesto, The Companion Species Manifesto, Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe)

    | Contributor(s):: Latimer, Joanna

  9. A true best friend

  10. Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study

    | Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine

  11. Tasteless profits and vexed moralities : assessments of the present in rural Rajasthan

    | Contributor(s):: Gold, Ann Grodzins

  12. Examining effects of equine-assisted activities to help combat veterans improve quality of life [Guest Editorial]

    | Contributor(s):: Lanning, B. A., Krenek, N.

  13. Experiences with a service dog of an adolescent with spinal muscular atrophy

    | Contributor(s):: Kari Tanta (adviser), Sarah Onsager

    Adolescents with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) may receive occupational therapy services and may at times use service dogs. Literature suggests that service dogs can provide social and physical benefits to children and adults with physical disabilities, however little research has been published,...

  14. Effect of hippotherapy on perceived self-competence and participation in a child with cerebral palsy

    | Contributor(s):: Frank, A., McCloskey, S., Dole, R. L.