Animal-Assisted Therapy

Programs that help emotionally disturbed or isolated individuals by giving them an opportunity to interact with a domestic animal or horse in a variety of manners and settings.

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NM

Albuquerque, NM

Address:
700 Lomas Blvd Ne
Suite 204
Albuquerque, NM 871022568
Phone: 505-243-6626
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: The Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation is an independent nonprofit organization responsible for philanthropic giving to enhance the lives of special needs children and their families at Carrie Tingley Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico.Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation offers Arts & Athletics Beyond Limits program AABL including creative exploration in the Keshet Dance Company, Cloud Dancers therapeutic Horsemanship program, power wheelchair soccer and Zia Hot Shots wheelchair basketball team. The AABL Sports Programs are designed for young athletes or potential athletes who have an orthopedic, neurological or neuromuscular impairment such as, but not limited to, SCI, muscular dystrophy, osteogenesis imperfecta, amputation, TBI, rheumatoid arthritis, spina bifida or cerebral palsy. The AABL Program has been in existence since 1998. Scholarships are available. The program consists of:-Muthu Barry Junior Wheelchair Summer Sports Day Camp: Campers ages 8-18 receive structured instruction in archery, tennis, track and field, martial arts, indoor soccer, table-tennis, softball, hand-cycling and weight-lifting. Children with disabilities who do not use wheelchairs may also attend. Contact Mary Beth Schubauer at 238-2247 or visit their website: www.aablprograms.com- Youth Power Wheelchair Soccer: Two practice seasons a year Spring and Fall. For youth in power wheelchairs ages 6-20. Teams compete in regional and national competitions. Call Melissa Flores at 831-5010. -Keshet Dance Company: Weekly mixed-ability dance classes with two public performances. For youth in manual or power wheelchairs ages 6-18. Inclusion with able-bodied youth. Contact Marla Wood 224-9808.-Cloud Dancers is a therapeutic horsemanship program. Riders range in age from four through adulthood. Non-disabled riders may also participate on a space availability.

Adapted Sports/Games
Charities/Grantmaking Organizations
Day Camps
Disability Related Sports
Equestrian Therapy
Sports Wheelchairs
Team Sports/Leagues
Wheelchair Sports
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
Address:
8650 Alameda Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
Phone: 505-550-2643
Fax: 505-888-8821
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: Early Intervention Services, birth through three through Department of Health, Family Infant Toddler Program. Offering multidisciplinary evaluations, Child Find/Screening, Service Coordination, feeding, nutrition, Nursing, Speech, Occupational, Physical Therapies, and Developmental Specialist Services. Se habla Espanol.

Adapted Toys
Assistive Technology Equipment
Assistive Technology Equipment Custom Design/Fabrication
Assistive Technology Equipment Loan
Assistive Technology Information
Assistive Technology Training
Case/Care Management
Developmental Assessment
Early Identification Programs
Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays
Equestrian Therapy
Evaluation for Assistive Technology
Language Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
Address:
PO Box 7755
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone: 505-908-0717
Fax: 505-344-5553
Wheelchair Access: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: KidsBridges innovative treatment strategies are built upon functional goals and proven treatment strategies that tap into what motivates individuals to reach their full potential. KidsBridge creates BRIDGES for clients to play, explore and maximize their full potential within a therapeutic session. Kidsbridge is a privately owned business committed to providing quality speech and occupational therapy services for individuals with varying abilities and needs. Located in the North Valley. We use a variety of treatment tools, such a Hippotherapy, Equine Movement & related activities, Clinical-Facility Canine Companion, Modified Yoga-movement Stories, Art Construction & Exploration, Obstacle Courses to motivate and encourage individuals to reach functional goals.

Art Therapy
Behavioral Learning Therapy
Dog Guides
Equestrian Therapy
Mobility Assistance Service Dogs
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Play Therapy
Service Animals
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
Address:
3901 Georgia St NE
Albuquerque, NM 871101391
Phone: 505-891-1583
Fax: 505-891-1768
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: The Enhancement Center provides mental health counseling through Medicaid and many health insurance plans. These services are provided in Albuquerque, Corrales and Rio Rancho in multiple locations throughout the area. The Enhancement Center also provides Behavior Support Consultation through the Developmental Disabilities, Medically Fragile Medicaid Waiver and Mi Via Programs. These services are provided on site at the person's home, day hab and/or work site.

Counseling Services
Developmental Disabilities Behavior Management Programs
Equestrian Therapy
General Mental Health Information/Education
Mental Health Evaluation
Outpatient Mental Health Facilities
Psychiatric Case Management
Psychiatric Disorder Counseling
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Belen, NM

53 Mill Road
Belen, NM 87002
Phone: 505-907-4780
Service Categories:
Address:
53 Mill Road
Belen, NM 87002
Phone: 505-907-4780
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Services Provided: Our primary programs are a Sensory Integration Trail and Equine Assisted Learning Opportunities. We focus on using the horse to help mentally and physically challenged individuals learn and gain self-confidence and independence. Customized lessons, which contribute to each individuals physical, cognitive and emotional wellness, are taught in two arenas using retired horses with gentle natures and sweet souls. The Sensory Integration Trail helps riders begin to use and integrate feedback from their senses during tasking. Success translates into more focused tasking in all life areas. The goals are to provide equine-facilitated activities for youth with physical, mental and social challenges, promote better understanding of the needs and abilities of members of our community who have been identified as physically, mentally, or socially challenged, and, elebrate volunteerism in our community by providing a valuable social profit to the community through volunteerism.

Equestrian Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Clovis, NM

Organization Name: MECA THERAPIES, L.L.C.
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Address:
201 Llano Estacado
Clovis, NM 88101
Phone: 575-763-9517
Fax: 575-742-2369
Services Provided: MECA Therapies provides early intervention services for infants and young children up to 3 years of age who have developmental delays or who are at risk for developing delays. Our program is family-centered, meaning we work with parents and caregivers to help your child do everything he or she should be doing at his or her age.Our professionals at MECA Therapies Early Childhood Program offer knowledge and support to families who have children with or at risk for developmental delays. Qualifying criteria includes: A developmental delay, which is a day of at least 25% in any one of the developmental areas, A biological/medical risk, such as prematurity, seizures, or chronic ear infection, An environmental risk, including factors such as abuse or domestic violence, An established condition, such as Down Syndrome or Cerebral Palsy.

Assistive Technology Information
Autism Therapy
Behavioral Learning Therapy
Case/Care Management
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Developmental Assessment
Early Identification Programs
Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays
Early Literacy Development Programs
Equestrian Therapy
Individual and Family Support Services
Medical Public Assistance Programs
Music Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Play Therapy
Speech Therapy
Speech and Language Evaluations
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Corrales, NM

475 Camino de Corrales del Norte
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-926-1426
Address:
475 Camino de Corrales del Norte
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-926-1426
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: Cloud Dancers offers Therapeutic Horsemanship and Interactive Vaulting. Cloud Dancers Therapeutic Horsemanship Program, Inc. Cloud Dancers is a recreational horsemanship program for people with disabilities. Cloud Dancers offers both a Therapeutic Riding Program and Interactive Vaulting Program for people with disabilities. Our participants can range in age from five to seventy plus, and non-disabled participants can participate on a space-available basis.

Equestrian Therapy
Equestrian Therapy Volunteer Opportunities
Horseback Riding
Special Interest Camps
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
173 El Camino Campo
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-890-4117
Address:
173 El Camino Campo
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-890-4117
Wheelchair Access: No Stairs in Service Delivery Areas
Services Provided: Four Point Therapy, LLC provides occupatinal therapy services to children and adults with disabilities utilizing the horse as the treatment tool. This specialty is known as HIPPO Thereapy. Four Poitnt Therapy, LLC also provides vocational experiences for appropriate clientel. Serving Bernalillo and Sandoval counties.Note: Weight limit for horses is 170 pounds.

Equestrian Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Vocational Rehabilitation
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
182 Perea Road
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-328-3449
Address:
182 Perea Road
Corrales, NM 87048
Phone: 505-328-3449
Fax: 505-828-1500
Wheelchair Access: Full Wheelchair Access
Services Provided: Ranch DuBois offers equine assisted therapy and coaching. We are licensed therapists working with youth and adults by facilitating the healing of emotional and physical wounds, as well as fostering the individual's desire to move forward through growth and learning, using horses. Experience with horses is not required. We work primarily with horses on the ground.

Equestrian Therapy
Psychotherapy/Psychoanalysis
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Dexter, NM

370 Caddo
Dexter, NM 88230
Phone: 575-626-2142
Address:
370 Caddo
Dexter, NM 88230
Phone: 575-626-2142
Services Provided: Hippotherapy provides multi-task learning to help the disabled achieve independence in daily living skills. The horse's movement improve strength, coordination, motor skills and activate the respiratory system, stimulating speech & normalizing muscle tone.

Autism Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Equestrian Therapy
Horseback Riding
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Edgewood, NM

Address:
1090 Mountain Valley Road
Edgewood, NM 87015
Phone: 505-281-1811
Fax: 505-281-7704
Wheelchair Access: Access w/o Special Facilities
Services Provided: Skyline Therapy Services offers pediatric therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech/language pathologies & therapies and HIPPO therapy Equine movements as the primary therapy tool.

Artificial Speech/Augmentative Communication Aids
Assistive Technology Equipment
Equestrian Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Special Interest Camps
Speech and Hearing
Speech and Language Evaluations
Speech and Language Pathology
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Estancia, NM

9031 NM-337
Estancia, NM 870169777
Phone: 505-384-1831
Address:
9031 NM-337
Estancia, NM 870169777
Phone: 505-384-1831
Fax: 505-384-3238
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: 4 Winds Equestrian Retreat and Wellness Center Provides Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for substance abuse. We have a 28 day intensive inpatient program that is unique. Not only do we provide traditional talk therapy and educational sessions, we harness the power of equine assisted psychotherapy to facilitate the recovery process. Our outpatient programs are a blending of cutting edge conventional and integrative approaches to provide the best quality of outpatient therapy. Inpatient clients must be 18 years or older.

Equestrian Therapy
Individual Counseling/Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Hobbs, NM

Organization Name: MECA THERAPIES, L.L.C.
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Address:
2424 N. Lovingtion Highway
Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: 575-492-9505
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: MECA Therapies provides early intervention services for infants and young children up to 3 years of age who have developmental delays or who are at risk for developing delays. Our program is family-centered, meaning we work with parents and caregivers to help your child do everything he or she should be doing at his or her age.Our professionals at MECA Therapies Early Childhood Program offer knowledge and support to families who have children with or at risk for developmental delays. Qualifying criteria includes:A developmental delay, which is a day of at least 25% in any one of the developmental areas, A biological/medical risk, such as prematurity, seizures, or chronic ear infection, An environmental risk, including factors such as abuse or domestic violence, An established condition, such as Down Syndrome or Cerebral Palsy. FIT provider: Early Intervention services, Evaluation & Assessment, Service Coordinator.

Assistive Technology Information
Autism Therapy
Behavioral Learning Therapy
Case/Care Management
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Developmental Assessment
Early Identification Programs
Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays
Early Literacy Development Programs
Equestrian Therapy
Individual and Family Support Services
Medical Public Assistance Programs
Music Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Play Therapy
Speech Therapy
Speech and Language Evaluations
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Las cruces, NM

Address:
1350 Hillrise Circle
Las cruces, NM 88001
Phone: 575-522-9500
Fax: 575-523-1108
Services Provided: MECA offers services to New Mexico s children and adults through four programs: School Based Services- offering therapy services to New Mexico s primary and secondary school students. Adult Services- DD and D&E Waiver therapy services. Early Childhood Services- FIT provider. Consultation Services- provides training and consultation services to school districts and other programs, with special emphasis on special education, early childhood, assessment/evaluation, and assessment and instruction of bilingual/bicultural populations.

Adolescent/Youth Counseling
Assistive Technology Information
Autism Therapy
Behavioral Learning Therapy
Case/Care Management
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Developmental Assessment
Early Identification Programs
Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities/Delays
Early Literacy Development Programs
Equestrian Therapy
Family Counseling
General Counseling Services
Individual and Family Support Services
Medical Public Assistance Programs
Music Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Play Therapy
Speech Therapy
Speech and Language Evaluations
State Administered SSI Supplement Programs
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Rio rancho, NM

Address:
Rio rancho, NM 87174
Phone: 505-554-9493
Fax: 505-288-3097
Wheelchair Access: Ramps
Services Provided: Loving Thunder Therapeutic Riding provides therapeutic horseback riding for mentally and physically disabled individuals age 4 and older. Lessons include all aspects of horseback riding including grooming, saddling, and riding. Support staff up to 3 people per rider. While offering rider the freedom of choice and challenging skill building activities. Benefits of improved core strength, eye-hand coordination, event sequencing, speech, overall muscle strength, attention span, social interaction, ect. Atuism, Down Syndrome, PTSD, TBI, Multiple Sclerosis, spinal injuries, microcephaly, etc. are some of current disabilities served.

Developmental Disabilities Social/Recreational Programs
Equestrian Therapy
Recreational Therapy
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Santa fe, NM

Address:
74 Caja Del Rio Road
Santa fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-988-7621
Services Provided: Provides a recreational program-therapeutic horseback riding. Sessions are conducted throughout the year in outdoor and indoor arenas. Horseback riding has extraordinary physical and psychological benefits and is recognized as one of the most therapeutic forms of recreation for the person with a disability.

Equestrian Therapy
Equestrian Therapy Volunteer Opportunities
Horseback Riding
Special Interest Camps
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
1503 Llano Street
Santa fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-660-7938
Address:
1503 Llano Street
Santa fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505-660-7938
Services Provided: Provides equine assisted psychotherapy and trauma recover for individuals who have suffered from abuse. There is no Hippotherapy or horseback riding involved in the therapy process.

Equestrian Therapy
Family Counseling
Individual Counseling
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
100 South Polo Drive
Santa fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-424-9550
Address:
100 South Polo Drive
Santa fe, NM 87507
Phone: 505-424-9550
Fax: 505-424-7500
Services Provided: Equestrian Therapy
Horseback Riding
Therapeutic Camps
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Other

Phone: 505-501-4650
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Address:
Phone: 505-501-4650
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Services Provided: We believe the power of the horse can bring peace, confidence and joy to anyone in their presence Specializing in persons with MS and Veterans, Offering private or group lessons to the entire public, Classes available in Albuquerques South Valley and North Valley.

Equestrian Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020

Nationwide

P.O. Box 246
Spanish fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-754-0400
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Address:
P.O. Box 246
Spanish fork, UT 84660
Phone: 801-754-0400
Fax: 801-754-0401
Service Categories:
Email: EQUINE@EAGALA.ORG
Services Provided:

Provides global standard and certification for equine therapy programs. Involves a team approach that includes a licensed, credentialed Mental Health Professional, a qualified Equine Specialist, and horses working together with the client in an arena at all times.

See website to find a local Eagala Model Program.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/27/2020
Address:
PO Box 219
Jamul, CA 91935
Toll Free Phone: 800-528-9550
Email: servicedoginfo@yahoo.com
Services Provided: An assistance dog training school, matched with handler for autism assistance, hearing, mobility assistance, psychiatric service, and seizure alert.
Provider Profiles: $24,000 via fundraising, $500 deposit. Involvement in fundraising is voluntary. No out-of-pocket costs for recipients.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
Address:
20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
Email: northstarfoundation@charter.net
Services Provided: A nonprofit helping children who face social, emotional or educational challenges with the help of animal assisted therapy, school visits and assistance dog placements. Our Assistance Dogs serve children whose challenges range from autism to serious medical conditions to grief over the loss of a parent.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
875 124th Ave NE Unit 101
Bellevue, WA 98005
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Address:
875 124th Ave NE Unit 101
Bellevue, WA 98005
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Services Provided: Specializing in visiting programs with Therapy Animals, Companion Animals and Social/therapy Animals. Educates healthcare and other professionals; Provides gold standard therapy animal curriculum and training; Empowers individuals with disabilities; Advances knowledge about research.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
5394 Marshall Street, Ste 400
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone: 303-839-6782
Address:
5394 Marshall Street, Ste 400
Arvada, CO 80002
Phone: 303-839-6782
Fax: 303-839-7336
Email: Lee.Shaughnessy@rmchildren.org
Eligibility: Patients and families
Services Provided: Provides direct assistance to pediatric patients and their families. The Mother's Milk Bank collects, processes, and provides donor human milk to babies nationwide. Information on how to receive milk can be found online.
The Stink Bug Project supports families who have a child diagnosed with a serious medical condition.
The Stink Bug Project, in partnership with the prison-trained K-9 Program at Colorado Correctional Industries, matches well-trained, loving companion dogs with families throughout the Rocky Mountain region.
Provider Profiles: Call Lee Shaughnessy 720.507.0907 to determine if your client qualifies.
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
29976 Margale Lane
Vista, CA 92084
Phone: 760-295-2222
Address:
29976 Margale Lane
Vista, CA 92084
Phone: 760-295-2222
Email: Info@SCDOA.org
Eligibility: no cost
Services Provided: A nonprofit providing well-trained service dogs to those who would benefit. Assistance dogs trained include: service dog, companion dog, hearing dog, skilled companion dog, mobility assistance dog, walker dog, therapy dog.
Source: Medical Home Portal
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
Address:
1 E Apache Street
Wickenburg, AZ 85390
Phone: 866-390-5100
Toll Free Phone: 800-445-1900
Services Provided: Treat all eating disorders. Offering inpatient and residential treatment for women and girls struggling with anorexia, bulimia and related issues, binge eating disorder, obesity, and compulsive overeating.

Eating Disorders Screening
Eating Disorders Treatment
Equestrian Therapy
Information and Referral
Inpatient Rehabilitation
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020
924 Gato Road
El paso, TX 79932
Phone: 915-877-4889
Address:
924 Gato Road
El paso, TX 79932
Phone: 915-877-4889
Wheelchair Access: Full Wheelchair Access
Services Provided: Therapeutic Horsemanship of El Paso is a 501c3 non-profit therapeutic riding center dedicated to providing therapeutic riding services to children and adults with physical, developmental, emotional and learning disabilities in Western Texas, Southern New Mexico, Fort Bliss and Cd. Juarez, Mexico

Equestrian Therapy
Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 9/26/2020