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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
| 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...
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.
Review: Donna J Haraway, Manifestly Haraway: The Cyborg Manifesto, The Companion Species Manifesto, Companions in Conversation (with Cary Wolfe)
| Contributor(s):: Latimer, Joanna
A true best friend
Looking to the future: adolescents with cerebral palsy talk about their aspirations - a narrative study
| Contributor(s):: Cussen, Amy, Howie, Linsey, Imms, Christine
Tasteless profits and vexed moralities : assessments of the present in rural Rajasthan
| Contributor(s):: Gold, Ann Grodzins
Examining effects of equine-assisted activities to help combat veterans improve quality of life [Guest Editorial]
| Contributor(s):: Lanning, B. A., Krenek, N.
Dogs as an intervention for behavioral symptoms of older adults with dementia: a systematic review
| Contributor(s):: Katie E. McLellan, Kirsten Wilbur (adviser)
The purpose of this systematic review was to determine if dogs are an effective occupational therapy intervention for reducing agitation and increasing social participation among older adults with symptoms of dementia by examining and rating the current published evidence. Studies were included...
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,...
Effect of hippotherapy on perceived self-competence and participation in a child with cerebral palsy
| Contributor(s):: Frank, A., McCloskey, S., Dole, R. L.