Poster Session  |   July 2015
The Effects of an Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Program on Adaptive Behaviors in Children and Youths
Author Affiliations
  • The Arc of Central Chesapeake Region, Annapolis, Maryland
  • Towson University
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland
Article Information
Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Translational Research
Poster Session   |   July 2015
The Effects of an Equine-Assisted Occupational Therapy Program on Adaptive Behaviors in Children and Youths
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520076p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO1103
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2015, Vol. 69, 6911520076p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO1103
Abstract

Date Presented 4/16/2015

Equine-assisted therapy utilizes unmounted activities with horses to remediate social participation and emotional regulation deficits. This pilot study measured outcomes of an equine-assisted occupational therapy program to support continued research and recognition of occupational therapists as providers.