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  1. Social skills improvement for an adolescent engaged in equine assisted therapy: a single subject study

    Contributor(s):: Jennifer E. Cartinella

    The use of animals for therapeutic purposes has been documented for centuries. There is much anecdotalliterature touting the benefits of animal assisted therapy; however, there are few controlled studies supportingthese claims. Therapy animals are often used with the child/adolescent population....

  2. Social leadership skills in young children

    Contributor(s):: Hensel, Nancy H.

  3. The effect of therapeutic horseback riding on social functioning in children with autism

    Contributor(s):: Bass, Margaret M., Duchowny, Catherine A., Llabre, Maria M.

  4. Breed differences in domestic dogs' (Canis familiaris) comprehension of human communicative signals

    Contributor(s):: Wobber, Victoria, Hare, Brian, Koler-Matznick, Janice, Wrangham, Richard, Tomasello, Michael

  5. An investigation of the psychosocial impact of human-animal interaction on a forensic population

    Contributor(s):: Angela Krom Fournier

    This quasi-experimental field study tested the psychosocial effects of a forensic human-animal interaction (HAI) program on prison inmates. The study assessed the impact of the HAI program using both between-subject and within-subject methods and analyses. A total of 54 male inmates participated...

  6. Human-animal interaction in a prison setting: Impact on criminal behavior, treatment progress, and social skills

    Contributor(s):: Fournier, Angela Krom, Geller, E. Scott, Fortney, Elizabeth V.

  7. Attentiveness toward others and social learning in domestic dogs

    Contributor(s):: Virányi, Zsófia, Range, Friederike, Huber, Ludwig

  8. Der Einfluss tiergest├╝tzter P├Ądagogik auf die Teamkompetenzen von Kindergartenkindern

    Contributor(s):: Hain, Michaela

  9. The Golden Bridge: Selecting and training assistance dogs for children with social, emotional, and educational challenges

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    | Contributor(s):: Patty Dobbs Gross

    In The Golden Bridge, Patty Dobbs Gross provides both personal and professional advice on how specially bred and trained dogs help to facilitate communication for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. This important information compendium is a guide for parents dealing with...