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More Than Special

More Than Special

Tuesday at 8 AM Pacific

October 13th 2020: Using Animals in Treatment; a look at animal assisted therapies

We review the concepts of Equine assisted therapy, Hippo therapy, adaptive riding and therapeutic riding to assist with individuals working on improving their regulation, connection with the world around them (proprioception), gaining confidence, and other therapeutic and rehabilitative needs. With a well trained and balanced animal, humans seem to increase their speed of recovery or decrease their hesitations with finding success with therapies. Along with a trained Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Therapist, an animal (anything from bunnies to dogs to horses and mo

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Suzanne Opp

Suzanne Opp is the President of the Board of Directors of Promise Ranch in Franktown, Colorado. She began at Promise Ranch in 2018 as a volunteer. She is certified as a PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning and holds a designation as an EAGALA (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association) Equine Specialist.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3965/more-than-special 23/10/2020 02:00 23/10/2020 03:00 More Than Special https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/3965/more-than-special We review the concepts of Equine assisted therapy, Hippo therapy, adaptive riding and therapeutic riding to assist with individuals working on improving their regulation, connection with the world around them (proprioception), gaining confidence, and other therapeutic and rehabilitative needs. With a well trained and balanced animal, humans seem to increase their speed of recovery or decrease their hesitations with finding success with therapies. Along with a trained Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Therapist, an animal (anything from bunnies to dogs to horses and more) can help improve outcomes toward goals for individuals from children through adulthood. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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