Date Presented 04/04/19
This research aimed to examine the effect of therapeutic riding according to the principals of the Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) on the executive functions (EF) and participation of children ages 6 to 14 diagnosed with ADHD. In this study (N=12) significant improvements were found in EF and on participation. Thus, illustrating the use of the horse and stable as a therapeutic environment that enable the implementation of an effective OT intervention.
Primary Author and Speaker: Yafit Gilboa
Contributing Authors: Anne Helmer