ERIC Number: ED373462
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
PAM Repeater, n86 Jun 1994
This resource guide presents information on a variety of ways that animals can be used as a therapeutic modality with people having disabilities. Aspects addressed include: pet ownership and selection criteria; dogs (including service dogs, hearing/signal dogs, seeing leader dogs, and social/specialty dogs); horseriding for both therapy and fun; and monkeys to provide companionship and independence. Contact information and a brief description of services are provided for 12 organizations which specialize in training animals for use by people with disabilities. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Helping Relationship, Horses, Organizations (Groups), Pets, Primates, Therapy
PAM Assistance Centre, 601 West Maple Street, Lansing, MI 48906.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: PAM Assistance Centre, Lansing, MI.
Identifiers: Dogs; Guide Dogs; Pet Therapy