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Effectiveness of Dolphin-Assisted Therapy as a Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Disabilities

  title={Effectiveness of Dolphin-Assisted Therapy as a Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Disabilities},
  author={Tracy L. Humphries},
This research synthesis focuses on the effectiveness of dolphin-assisted therapy as a behavioral intervention for young children with disabilities. The practice constituting the focus of this synthesis contains the following characteristics: (1) the therapy targets a specific goal for a child with disabilities and (2) the child’s correct responses toward achieving the goal are reinforced through direct and/or indirect contact with a dolphin. All studies reviewed in this report failed to… Expand

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