Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input. Learn about strategies therapists utilize while supporting individuals diagnosed with ASD.
Presented by Chelsea Whitaker, OTR/L, Founder & COO of Taking the Lead, a non-profit organization which helps children and adults with disabilities gain independence, build self-confidence, and learn to function at their highest levels through the use of therapeutic horseback riding and service dogs.
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Learn about the connection between peer experiences and behavioral challenges some individuals with autism may confront during adolescence. Research studies mentioned during the presentation are available to
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