Tag Archives: Animal Assisted Therapy
Editor’s Note: More Peer Reviewed Research on Pet Therapy and Autism! [Source: Psych Central] A pet dog can act as a significant stress reducer for families who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study … Continue reading →
Editor’s Note: Please watch this powerful video that my daughter sent me last week. She is a dog lover and knows what we do here at PediaStaff. She thought I would love it, and she was right. I hope … Continue reading →
[Source: Your Therapy Source] Grab a tissue and watch this heart warming video about how a special dog helped a 6 year old boy during his therapy sessions. Support our Contributors and Visit the Your Therapy Source blog and website.
[Source: Science Daily] Luke, a 7-year-old boy with autism had primarily only expressed requests to his parents (e.g., I want a drink), but this past year he was given a 1-pound iPad, introduced to a 1,000 pound horse and a … Continue reading →
[Source: ABC News] Bailey Benson turned 10 today, but she’s already reading like a high school student thanks to her terrier tutor, Guthrie. It’s been a year and a half since Benson and her parents visited an animal shelter in … Continue reading →