Riding on the Autism Spectrum: How Horses Open New Doors for Children with ASD

Riding on the Autism Spectrum: How Horses Open New Doors for Children with ASD

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Riding on the Autism Spectrum: How Horses Open New Doors for Children with ASD by Claudine Pelletier-Milet

"An examination of autism, its characteristics, and how working with horses (equine-assisted activities and therapies) can help those with autism gain independence, confidence, and means of communication"—

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570764998
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Claudine Pelletier-Milet is a horseback riding instructor and an educator who specializes in equitherapeutic riding for toddlers. She runs the equestrian center of the stud-Mairin Berdrix La Chapelle-Montligeon in Perche, France. Catherine Mathelin-Vanier is a psychoanalyst who specializes in early childhood. She is a doctor of psychology and a research associate at the Center for Psychoanalysis and Medicine at the University of Paris 7-Diderot.

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"The first part of her book analyzes the role of horses in opening doors for those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The second part is a journal of her experiences with three young riders- Lucien, Steven and Victor." —Lone Star Report (June 2012)

"This book recounts breakthroughs and moments of elation certain to bring hope to the families and caregivers. Through her anecdotes, she demonstrates the power EAAT can have on individuals with ASD." —Path Magazine (August 2012)

"Pelletier-Milet discusses various aspects of therapeutics riding, including the calming effect of the horse's movement, discovering the body, and the freeing of emotions. A look into the possibilities of riding to improve the life of autistic kids." —Equine Journal (August 2012)

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Riding on the Autism Spectrum: How Horses Open New Doors for Children with ASD 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
GET OUT OF MY DEN!!!!!!!!!!!!~ BRINDKETAIL THAT IS ON HER FRIEDS NOOK
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sigh. Okay splashpaw. Which result?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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