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Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapy on Communication and Basic Social Skills of Adults With Intellectual Disabilities : A Pilot Study

By: Scorzato, Ivano.
Contributor(s): Zaninotto, Leonardo | Romano, Michela | Menardi, Chiara | Cavedon, Lino | Pegoraro, Alessandra | Socche, Laura | Zanetti, Piera | Coppiello, Deborah.
Series: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 55 (3) June 2017: 125-139. 2017Subject(s): SEVERE PROFOUND AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES | ADULTS | ANIMAL THERAPY | EFFECTIVENESS | ITALYOnline resources: Click to read article online IHC Library Members Summary: The present study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed at determining the effects of a dog-assisted treatment program on the behavior, communication, and basic social skills of adults with severe to profound levels of ID. We hypothesized that animal assisted therapies (AAT) may have a relevant and independent effect on people's behavior and social abilities. The secondary purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of AAT with dogs as a supportive tool for the rehabilitation of people with severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
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The present study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) aimed at determining the effects of a dog-assisted treatment program on the behavior, communication, and basic social skills of adults with severe to profound levels of ID. We hypothesized that animal assisted therapies (AAT) may have a relevant and independent effect on people's behavior and social abilities. The secondary purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of AAT with dogs as a supportive tool for the rehabilitation of people with severe mental and/or physical disabilities.

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