Date:May 07, 2013

Autism Therapy Uses Horses to Reinforce Communication Skills

Some CIP Brevard students participate in an equine therapy program at Eye of the Horse in Osceola County, a 4,700 acre ranch where Psychologist Sandra Wise works with graduate level interns to provide a cutting-edge equine therapy program for our young adults on the autism spectrum, with ADHD, and other learning differences. The Eye of the Horse program is also available to Summer@CIP participants in June 2013.

ST. CLOUD, Fla. -The CDC reports that nearly 1 in 88 kids will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Stories often feature young children who are early in their diagnosis, but what happens as they age? Often times the services available to them become much more limited.
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