Thursday, September 12, 2013

Great Therapy Dog info!

I recently came across and want to share the website 7SensesTherapy.com
This is a pediatric occupational therapy clinic that integrates a therapy dog named Tinder into the treatment sessions.
Check out this page to see a few of the ways a therapy dog helps to:http://www.7sensestherapy.com/animalassistedtherapy.html
*make therapy fun
*provide sensory stimulation
*reduce anxiety
*motivate and engage

Here is an example of how Tinder is used as a prop while a child practices buttoning skills...

Check out lots of other great photos on their FaceBook page:
https://www.facebook.com/7sensestherapyadmin?fref=ts




and videos, too....














 

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