I recently found a Hippotherapy center that is near my parent's home - and being as we are big horse lovers and my son loves animals and being in motion I am really interested in it. Anyone have any experiences with this?
Has anyone tried hippotherapy? Positives? Negatives?
In need of a facility in our general region (tri-state area of WV, MD & PA) of Appalachia in Western MD, which offers hippotherapy, or possibly a local horse-owner with a big heart...PLEASE make suggestions; MUCH-appreciated!!
My son is 7 years old. a good friend offered to give my daughter (age 9) a horse. She can either choose an adult (that would need to be trained) or a colt that she can have in 3 years. My worries are that my son with ASD would get hurt around the horse. He is not scared of anything, however reading about hippotherapy, horses are very therapeutic. Any thoughts??
This is not a question, but I thought many on this list would be interested. Our local CBS channel ran features yesterday, live in the morning & prerecorded on the 6 o'clock news about the rise in autism & the benefits of hippotherapy. My son is featured in the segment below. Also, they have a link to the first book I published in the article. I wanted to clarify to this group, that the first book focuses more on animals than on the autism. My second one… read more
My mother in law is a cosmetologist, and apparently one of her clients does horse therapy in our area with special needs kids... Like went to school for it... Has anyone had any experience with this? What did you think? Likes? Dislikes? My daughter (7 years old) loves horses and I think would love just horseback riding lessons. The therapy is much more expensive which is ok, I just am not sure what it will teach her that she doesn't already know about animals/horses. I guess I'm trying to decide if… read more
I'd like to get my son into this kind of program. Do you know how much money wiil cost a session? What should I look forward w/this kind of therapy? Has any one here from FL who has done it?
by ur exprince what was the best thearpy that makes diffrent aba thearpy OT speech if aba how many hours weekly ???
i give my child 2 speech 2 OT 2 ABA each 45 minutes is that ok i started 2 months ago only
My son is on the spectrum and I wanted to know what therapies fellow parents would suggest? How old did you start them off in therapies? And how many differe t therapies did you or do you have your kiddos in all together? Any advice would help my out so much!
Thank you guys