Autism

AltEd Austin: Kinetic learning with the Horse Boy (2014)

Alt Ed Austin is honored to share this moving story from guest contributor Jenny Lockwood. Jenny is an educational psychologist and alternative educator who works with a child known worldwide as The Horse Boyand with other remarkable children and their families at Horse Boy World in Elgin, Texas. Source: https://www.altedaustin.com/blog/kinetic-learning-with-the-horse-boy.html In April 2004 Rowan Isaacson was diagnosed with autism. …

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Children with autism benefit from having trained dogs, says report

Children with autism can benefit from having a specially-trained dog — and the Government should ensure that more resources go into providing them, according to the author of a new medical study. Researchers at UCC say they have proven that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can benefit from having a dog, particularly at a …

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