Motivation Guide

For Animal Assisted Therapy

13 Practical, well-illustrated exercises for Therapists utilizing animals for Physical Rehabilitation.  This is $17.00 and includes tax, shipping and handling in the US.

Increase sitting tolerance time.

Sitting Balance

– Each exercise has step-by-step instructions with the exact rehabilitative motives for performing the exercise. Full color photos of real Therapy dogs and real people performing the exercises (not drawings).

– Several examples of how to adapt/grade the exercise(s) to accommodate varying degrees of ability and desired outcomes.

– Helpful suggestions for the Dog Handler.

Specific therapeutic Clinical Benefits justifying the exercise and to help measure progress toward outcomes.

Not only why the client/patient would be motivated to perform the exercise, but also why the animal is motivated to participate.

Bonus, a small challenge at the end of every, well-illustrated, fun, therapeutic exercise.

The exercises were written by Abigail McNair MOT, OTR/L and Kate Thomas, BA Behaviorist. They are copywrite protected and cannot be duplicated and distributed without the expressed permission of the authors. Printing the exercises for your personal, professional use, is not only allowed but encouraged.

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