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O recurso a animais nas intervenções em crianças com perturbações do espetro do Autismo
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Maria Francisca de Sousa Magalhães
A Organização Mundial de Saúde prevê que em 2020 as doenças do neurodesenvolvimento infantil, como as perturbações do espetro do autismo, sejam uma...
As terapias com recurso ao cão como estratégia de intervenção em pessoas com necessidades educativas especiais
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Rita de Brito da Graça Serrano Ferreira
O presente estudo insere-se no Mestrado em Educação Especial, Domínio Cognitivo e Motor, e tem como objetivo identificar através das Terapias Assistidas por...
A proposed study of outcomes for autistic children and their families after participation in a Horse Boy Camp
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jennifer Anne Lockwood
The aim of this proposed study is to explore whether participation in a three day intervention involving horseback riding in nature– a program specifically designed for autistic children and...
Terapia asistida con perros en niños con autismo revisión sistemática
| Theses | Contributor(s): Ana Milena Isaza Narváez, Doumer Adrian Muñoz Chilito
Introducción: El autismo es un trastorno temprano y masivo del desarrollo en el cual se afecta la interacción social, el desarrollo del lenguaje, se presentan rituales y...
Equinoterapia en niños con autismo
| Theses | Contributor(s): Dr. Carlos Francisco Martinez Alvernia
Introducción: Autismo es un trastorno del desarrollo caracterizado por compromiso en interacción social, habilidades de lenguaje, presentando rituales con estereotipias. Sin...
Scatter Joy Acres
Scatter Joy Acres Offers:
an opportunity for retreat and reflection for individuals, families and small groups.
a place for planning, building and teamwork. Our natural...
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center
7 Star Therapeutic Riding Center, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, provides equine assisted therapy to physically and mentally challenged individuals. Our highly trained instructors are...
| Organizations | Contributor(s): Deedee O’Brien
Employing horses in a working farm environment, Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm provides beneficial therapy for people with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. It...
Susan Elizabeth Smith
The search for the cure : exploring the mystery behind the importance of animal therapy, music therapy, and weighted vests on children who have autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Hailey Paver
The number of people diagnosed with autism has been dramatically increasing over the last ten years. It is estimated that in the next decade there will be more than four million people on the...
Face processing of animal and human static stimuli by children with autism spectrum disorder: a pilot study
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Grandgeorge, M., Degrez, C., Alavi, Z., Lemonnier, E.
Animals are part of humans' social environment and present numerous benefits. Each partner in a human-animal interaction uses signals emitted by the other (e.g. postures, gestures or gaze...
The development of a canine para-agility program: positive affects in children with autism and in therapy dogs
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Pop, D., Rusu, A. S., Miresan, V.
Previous research has demonstrated that both children and dogs might benefit from Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA), with some factors mediating/moderating the results. The present study took these...
Additional evidence is needed to recommend acquiring a dog to families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A response to Crossman and Kazdin
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wright, Hannah F., Hall, Sophie, Mills, Daniel S.
J Autism Dev Disord
Wright, Hannah F., School of Life Sciences, Joseph Banks Laboratories, University of...
What factors are associated with positive effects of dog ownership in families with children with autism spectrum disorder? The development of the Lincoln Autism Pet Dog Impact Scale
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hall, Sophie Susannah, Wright, Hannah F., Mills, Daniel Simon
Public Library of Science
Hall, Sophie Susannah
Brief report: The effects of equine-assisted activities on the social functioning in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anderson, Sophie, Meints, Kerstin
J Autism Dev Disord
Meints, Kerstin, School of Psychology, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln,...
The effects of animal assisted therapy on tantrums and aggressive behaviors of children with autism
| Theses | Contributor(s): Jesionowicz, Rebecca L.
This study investigated the influence of Animal Assisted Therapy on three elementary school boys' with Autism Spectrum Disorder emotional regulation. The children participated in 12 Animal...
Effectiveness of a standardized equine-assisted therapy program for children with autism spectrum disorder
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, Marta, Loliva, Dafne, Cerino, Stefania, Chiarotti, Flavia, Venerosi, Aldina, Bramini, Maria, Nonnis, Enrico, Marcelli, Marco, Vinti, Claudia, Santis, Chiara, Bisacco, Francesca, Fagerlie, Monica, Frascarelli, Massimo, Cirulli, Francesca
J Autism Dev Disord
Borgi, Marta, Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Cell Biology and...
Effectiveness of a Standardized Equine-Assisted Therapy Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, M., Loliva, D., Cerino, S., Chiarotti, F., Venerosi, A., Bramini, M., Nonnis, E., Marcelli, M., Vinti, C., De Santis, C., Bisacco, F., Fagerlie, M., Frascarelli, M., Cirulli, F.
J Autism Dev Disord
Section of Behavioral Neuroscience, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Istituto Superiore di Sanita,...
Feb 10 2017
Animal-Assisted Interventions: Incorporating Animals in Therapeutic Goals & Treatment
A Manual and Curriculum for the Use of Service Dogs to Support the Social Communication, Behavior, and Academic Development of Students with Autism and Other Disabilities
| Theses | Contributor(s): Kerry Kosmicki
The product for this project is a curriculum for using service dogs in the classroom as a catalyst for improving social communication, behavioral, and academic skills for students, with a focus...