For more information on the benefits of Animal Assisted Activities/Therapy, see links below: 

     Articles

          General

               Delta Society Link to over 200 articles in 22 different categories

          Autism

               Austin Autism Study Uses Dogs to Measure Social Skills

                    Release-K9-Kids_UT-Study-FINAL

               ADA-K9-Club-Autism-Aspergers-Program-Testamonials                

               Autistic-Kids-Benefit-From-Therapy-Dogs

          Hospital

               New Jersey Monthly -“Four-Legged Therapists”

          R.E.A.D

               The Bark -“Reading Dogs Help Children Learn”

                    Intermountain Therapy Animals (R.E.A.D.) wins $20,000 Readers’ Choice Literacy Grant”     

               Utah News-Salt Lake Tribune – “Students read books to dogs to improve skills, build confidence” – 10/27/2011

     Videos

          Autism

               Autistic service dog in a classroom

               Golden Retriever Helps Boy Come Out of Autism – Friend Like Henry

               North Star CBS News Story

               Anderson Center for Autism Dog Therapy

               NBC Good Dog Foundation Segment in your Taxi

               Dogs help autistic kids interact with adults

               Natural Play Therapy (Autism, Bubbles, & A Service Dog)

               Reconnection Through Dog Therapy

               Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism (Video 1 of 5)

               Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism (Video 2 of 5)

               Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism (Video 3 of 5)

               Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism (Video 4 of 5)

               Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Autism (Video 5 of 5)

          Occupational/Physical Therapy

               Functional Kids Therapy Dog

               Therapy Dog at The Handwriting Clinic

          Autism

               Utah News-Salt Lake Tribune – Intermountain Therapy Animals

               “Caleb’s Story” – Intermountain Therapy Animals

               “Read at the Library” – Intermountain Therapy Animals

               “Read at Schools” – Intermountain Therapy Animals

               “No Place Like Home” – Intermountain Therapy Animals             

                         

                              

                               


                      

     



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