THE EFFECTS OF EQUINE-ASSISTED THERAPY IN IMPROVING THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL FUNCTIONING OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
作者: Haris MEMISEVICSaudin HODZIC
刊名: Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation, 2010, Vol.11 (3-4), pp.57
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关键词: utism spectrum disordersequine-assisted therapyAutism Treatment Evaluation Checklists
原始语种摘要: The goal of the present study was to examine the effects of short-term equine-assisted therapy as a complementary therapy modality for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). There were four children in the study, two boys and two girls from ages 8 to 10 years, with ASD included in this study. All of the children were attending a special education school in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The equine-assisted therapy sessions took place once a week for a period of 10 weeks. The results of the study revealed positive effects the therapy had in two of the four children as measured by the Autism Treatment Evaluation Checklists (ATEC). The improvement was reported in the domains of speech, socialization, sensory/ cognitive awareness and health/behavior. The authors propose a more...
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  • assisted 辅助的
  • treatment 处理
  • effects 海员自身物品
  • equine 马的
  • socialization 社会化
  • improvement 改良
  • present 出席的
  • autism 孤独症
  • reported 报告的
  • complementary 补的