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Focus Hippotherapy's mission is to offer therapy from licensed/certified physical and occupational therapists using the horse as a tool to develop strength, balance, posture, muscle tone moderation (relaxation or increased tone), motor planning, body awareness, task focus and confidence.
Parents' and facilitators' perceptions of children with autism spectrum disorder in an equine-assisted learning programme
| Contributor(s):: Megan Butt
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) currently affects an estimated 1:68 children globally and is the second most common disability worldwide. ASD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by abnormal social behaviour, delays in language, sensory processing difficulties and restricted and...
Improving social participation of children with autism spectrum disorder: Pilot testing of an early animal-assisted intervention in Spain
| Contributor(s):: Avila-Alvarez, A., Alonso-Bidegain, M., De-Rosende-Celeiro, I., Vizcaino-Cela, M., Larraneta-Alcalde, L., Torres-Tobio, G.
Parent Perceptions of Psychosocial Outcomes of Equine-Assisted Interventions for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Contributor(s):: Tan, V. X., Simmonds, J. G.
Effects of Dog Assisted Therapy for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Exploratory Randomized Controlled Trial
| Contributor(s):: Wijker, C., Leontjevas, R., Spek, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J.
Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center
Fieldstone Farm engages the therapeutic power of our horses to discover and nurture the special abilities of individuals, families and communities.
Pawsitive Self-Regulation and Emotional Control: A Guide for Implementing Therapy Dogs to Help Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder with Self-Regulation and Emotional Control
| Contributor(s):: Brooke McCawley
With the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) increasing at an alarming rate, educators and services providers are in need of a variety of different strategies to help support self- regulation and emotional control for students with autism spectrum disorder. Although not a defining...
Heaven's Gait Therapeutic Riding (Alpha Equestrian Center)
Alpha Equestrian Center is the home of Heaven’s Gait Therapeutic Riding and is a Premier PATH Accredited Center. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Heaven’s Gait’s mission is to provide emotional, physical and social benefits for children and adults with special needs such...
Hands & Hearts for Horses
Hands and Hearts for Horses provides unique therapeutic services to individuals with a variety of special needs. Our clients often have limited access to specialized physical activities and limited resources. The populations we serve include, but are not limited to, individuals with autism...
Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center
Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization offering therapeutic horseback riding and therapeutic horsemanship classes for people with physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities. Through safe and supervised individually tailored...
GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship
GaitWay Therapeutic Horsemanship provides equine therapy to children and adults with a variety of disabilities. By riding, they grow stronger, both mentally and physically. We serve children and adults who have cerebral palsy, autism, developmental delays, scoliosis, ADHD, depression, anxiety,...
ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program
At ASPIRE, we see participants with a variety of disabilities, including autism, developmental delays, and mental health issues. Our participants benefit from therapeutic riding in a variety of ways.
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding Center, Inc.
Sunrise is a member of PATH Intl. and uses only certified teachers. We are located in Floyd County, Indiana. We serve students from age 3-70 with disabilities including but not limited to Autism, ADD/ADHD,Down Syndrome,CP,MD, Emotional Disorders,OCD.
Great and Small
Great and Small is a private, non-profit community based program, founded in 1998, that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons to persons with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. We serve students with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsey, and...
Vitality from Experiences in Nature and Contact with Animals-A Way to Develop Joint Attention and Social Engagement in Children with Autism?
| Contributor(s):: Bystrom, K., Grahn, P., Hagerhall, C.
Process Evaluation of Animal-Assisted Therapy: Feasibility and Relevance of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program in Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Changes in behavioural synchrony during dog-assisted therapy for children with autism spectrum disorder and children with Down syndrome
| Contributor(s):: Griffioen, R. E., van der Steen, S., Verheggen, T., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Cox, R.
The Therapeutic & Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC)
The Therapeutic and Recreational Riding Center, Inc. (TRRC) provides therapeutic horseback riding services to children and adults with a wide range of physical, mental and emotional disabilities.
Specialized Equine Services and Therapeutic Riding
Our mission as Specialized Equine Services is to provide exceptional therapeutic services, through trained accredited and dedicated professionals and volunteers, improving the quality of life for those in Southern Illinois.
Effects of Assisted Animal Therapy on the Development of Socio-emotional Abilities of Children with Autism
| Contributor(s):: A.-N. Grigore, M. Bazgan
We focused in this research on the effects of animal-assisted therapy on improving the socio-emotional skills development of children with autism. To achieve the research were used: case study (main method), interview-based survey, document analysis, and observation method. The tools used are...