ERIC Number: EJ626470
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Therapeutic Riding for a Student with Multiple Disabilities and Visual Impairment: A Case Study.
Lehrman, Jennifer; Ross, David B.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v95 n2 p108-09 Feb 2001
A 9-year-old with multiple disabilities and visual impairments was the focus of a 10-week developmental therapeutic riding program incorporating hippotherapy. The program has led to increased mobility, an increase in visual attention span and fixation time, signs of greater verbal communication, and the acquisition of new functional signs. (Contains two references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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