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Animal-assisted therapy print that page


Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a relatively new field of study, although the human-animal bond has existed for thousands of years. AAT is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment. The goal of AAT is to improve a patient’s social, emotional, or cognitive functioning

Speech and language pathology print that page

language pathology (SLP) in the United States, Canada and in the Philippines Speech and language therapy (SLTs) in the United Kingdom, Ireland and South Africa. Within the United Kingdom a Speech and Language Therapy team is often referred to by clinicians as the "SALT" team. Speech pathology | 2011/10/4 13:34:30

Therapy cap print that page

In 1997 Congress established per-person Medicare spending limits, or therapy cap for nonhospital outpatient therapy , but responding to concerns that some people with Medicare need extensive services, it has since placed temporary moratoriums on the caps. The therapy cap is a combined | 2011/7/9 12:58:58

Speech Buddies print that page

disorder. [ 3 ] Ongoing research is exploring the use of Speech Buddies to help in other speech therapy applications including foreign accent reduction , childhood apraxia of speech , acquired apraxia of speech from stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Experts have published clinical | 2011/5/14 23:55:32

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association-IEATA print that page

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) is a non-profit, professional organization founded in 1994 to encourage the creative spirit. IEATA supports expressive arts therapists, artists, educators, consultants and others using integrative, multimodal arts processes for | 2011/4/22 12:41:02

Speech and language pathology in school settings print that page

disorders 5 How many people are affected by communication disorders? 6 A typical in-school speech therapy session 7 Benefits of speech therapy 8 Conclusion 9 See also 10 References 11 Further reading 12 External links [ edit ] Speech and language pathology Main article | 2011/5/6 0:42:18

Speech disorder print that page

classification when determining the magnitude and type of a speech disorder and the proper treatment or therapy : [ 2 ] Sounds the patient can produce Phonemic- can be produced easily; used meaningfully and contrastively Phonetic- produced only upon request; not used consistently, meaningfully | 2011/7/31 15:19:13

Music therapy print that page

psychologist and music theorist al-Farabi (872–950), known as "Alpharabius" in Europe, dealt with music therapy in his treatise Meanings of the Intellect , where he discussed the therapeutic effects of music on the soul . [ 1 ] Robert Burton wrote in the 17th century in his classic work | 2011/9/19 8:21:23

Cerebral palsy print that page


Skeleton 2.2 Pain and sleep disorders 3 Causes 4 Diagnosis 5 Treatment 5.1 Interpersonal therapy 5.1.1 Occupational therapy 5.2 Medication 5.3 Surgery and orthoses 5.4 Other treatments 6 Prognosis 6.1 Self-care 6.2 Productivity 6.3 Leisure 6.4 Participation

Stuttering therapy print that page


In general, stuttering therapy aims to reduce stuttering to some degree in an individual, [ 2 ] although there is disagreement about acceptable treatment outcomes from stuttering therapy . [ 5 ] Some believe the only acceptable therapy outcome is a significant reduction in or total elimination