Animal Assisted Therapy in AD(H)D Support Group


Organization: HAMA (Israel) Humans and Animals in Mutual Assistance
Animal Assisted Therapy Program designed to facilitate the successful integration of children challenged by AD(H)D (Attention Deficit (Hyperactive) Disorder), into the schools and community.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
Throughout Israel
Who Benefits from Support:
Approximately 10 children, 20 parents, 10 teachers, principal, educational psychologist and guidance counselor per location.
Fast Fact:
All of HAMA's co-therapists (the 25 dogs and cats) have a real identity including name, pedigree, birthday, and identifiable physical/emotional issues.
Raised: $675
Needed: $6,909

COMMENT BOARD
Comment:

    USER COMMENTS
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    Posted by sundancesundance on 21 Jan 2013
    my class loved this organization!!
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    Posted by ryanheckamanryanheckaman on 13 Oct 2010
    THIS IS VERY INTERESTING . IT IS MY FAVORITE ARTICLE. I ENJOYED READING THIS ARTICLE AND LEARNING ABOUT THE DOGS. MANY PEOPLE WITH ADD BENIFIT FROM THIS PROJECT. THEY HAVE A FRIEND DOG AND GET TO PLAY AND TRAIN IT.


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