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Source: Hippotherapy with Children with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorders by RecyclingOT on Rumble


Learn about this unique treatment tool that uses the
of the horse to promote neuro-physiological
changes in children
with disabilities

Hand Activities and Hippotherapy
Learn more about how occupational therapists promote
fine-motor skills when using equine partners.

Hippotherapy Blog- for therapists, instructors, families, riders and
others interested in promoting skills using the horse as
treatment tool. Share your stories and expertise.

How can parents help carryover the benefits of
hippotherapy after leaving the farm?
Check out this link.
Parent Carryover Activities

from flapping to function

From Flapping to Function: A Parent's Guide to Autism and Hand Skills
is written for parents of children with autism or related challenges to
help them reach their potential in hand function.

Hippotherapy Articles:
Hippotherapy Helps Children with Autism Develop Fine-Motor Skills
Helping Hands
Hand It to Hippotherapy
Horses as Occupational Therapy Partners
Not Just Horsing Around
Hippotherapy Helps Individuals with Autism Develop Skills
Therapy Share: Lacing Shapes Activity
Therapy Share: Fishing Game Activity
A Focus on Developing Hand Skills in Hippotherapy
The Therapeutic Benefits of Equine Friends

Hippotherapy: How a Horse Helps Children with Sensory Processing Disorders
Asperger's Association of New England Journal (AANE)
Fall 2011  Issue 9

©2008 Barbara Smith

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