Poster Session  |   July 2017
Evaluation of the Impact of Animal Assistive Intervention on Attention, Social Initiation, and Regulation Skills of Children With Disabilities
Author Affiliations
  • Temple University
  • CORA Services
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   July 2017
Evaluation of the Impact of Animal Assistive Intervention on Attention, Social Initiation, and Regulation Skills of Children With Disabilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515217p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1157
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111515217p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1157
Abstract

Date Presented 3/30/2017

This retrospective data analysis examines the outcomes of an animal-assisted therapy pilot program implemented with school-age children. The program was designed and implemented by the school’s occupational therapy department with the goals of enhancing skills important for social participation.

Primary Author and Speaker: Rochelle Mendonca

Additional Authors and Speakers: Stephanie Yhost, Susan Santalucia, Siobhan Ideishi

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