Animal Assisted Therapy
Animal Assisted Therapy is, according to the Delta Society (USA) together with “Lincoln Therapeutic Canine Group”, a direct intervention aimed at achieving some goals, designed by a team of health professionals in the field of practice of their profession. AAT is designed to promote improvements in the physical, social, emotional and cognitive dimensions.
This therapy modality must be designed, carried out and evaluated by a person whose job is located in “education professional” or “health professional” who must know the needs of the person so that the proposed activities meet the objectives set (personal to each one) at the therapeutic level and to improve the quality of life of the student.
They can be both individual and group, but in both cases, they must be evaluated and documented in the most concrete way possible in order to appreciate the progress made in the different dimensions of each person.