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Effects of hippotherapy on the motivation and social interaction/social communication for children with Autism Spectrum DisordersDownload
Engagement in purposeful activities is essential for development and is difficult for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) who also have impairments of social interaction and communication. In hippotherapy, riding and other horse related activities can be used to promote children’s...
Background The therapeutic relationship (TR) in physiotherapy, sometimes described as the rapport or the alliance between physiotherapist and patient, is an important aspect of clinical interactions. Physiotherapists are expected attend to the TR as a standard of patient-centred practice. Recent...
Many rural Alberta communities face critical issues of sustainability including rural-urban migration by youth and young adults. Drawing on research in Alberta, this thesis identifies the factors influencing rural-urban migration and discusses ways of empowering communities. A survey of youth...
The Edmonton Drug Treatment and Community Restoration Court (EDTC) diverts substance-addicted offenders from the criminal justice system and provides intensive court supervision, case management, and links to social, employment and education support. This thesis aimed to generate a grounded...
This research was designed to determine what conceptual changes occur when students use computer simulations, and whether simulations with characteristics defined as engaging by Adams et al. (2008a; 2008b), Granlund, Berglund, and Eriksson (2000), Kali and Linn (2008), Kim, Yoon, Whang, Tversky,...
This study researches student engagement with issues related to the interaction between science and religion. The researcher’s background in teaching both science classes and religion classes and as a chaplain became part of the context for researching student tension between science and religion...