Hippotherapy is a specialized treatment area used by occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech and language pathologists. It involves utilizing the sensory-motor aspects of horses to achieve therapeutic goals such as improving sensory processing to tolerate touch and motor plan sequential movements. Although the horse functions as a therapy tool, it is obviously much more exciting than a swing or therapy ball, offering opportunities to develop an emotional bond, communication and social skills.
Please continue reading my guest post on Therapro's blog....http://blog.therapro.com/hippotherapy-activities-help-build-hand-skills/
Source: Sensory Pull Activity for Children with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorders by RecyclingOT on Rumble
Source: Hippotherapy with Children with Autism or Sensory Processing Disorders by RecyclingOT on Rumble