The Impact of Animal-Assisted Therapy on Social Emotional Development in Children with Autism: A Comprehensive Review

Introduction Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) has gained significant attention as an alternative intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This literature review aims to provide an overview of the scientific literature on the effects of AAT, particularly involving dogs, horses, and dolphins, on the social emotional development of children with autism. By summarizing and synthesizing … Read more