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Webinar: Animal-Assisted Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Date Published: January 27, 2023

In this recorded webinar, Leanne Nieforth, Ph.D., discusses animal-assisted interventions, how they might be used to help individuals with autism, and the status of research related to animal-assisted interventions for autism.

Who is Leanne Nieforth?

Leanne Nieforth, Ph.D.Leanne Nieforth is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine. She earned her Ph.D. in Human-Animal Interaction at Purdue University, and both her M.S. (Communication) and her B.S. (Animal Science) at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on discovering the science behind human-animal interaction. She is passionate about understanding how we can partner with animals to create effective interventions for the benefit of both the people and the animals involved.

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