Browsing Honours Theses and Postgraduate Coursework by author "Lovarini, Meryl"
Parent perspectives:The value of trained dogs in animal assisted therapy for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder Richardson, Kathleen; Mackenzie, Lynette; Lovarini, MerylPublished 2019-04-05Dogs may elicit positive therapy outcomes for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Despite growing research into Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) for ASD, the parent perspective has not yet been fully engaged. This ...Open AccessThesis, Honours
The reliability of an outcome measure for animal assisted therapy in youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Dennehy, Alessandra; Mackenzie, Lynette; Lovarini, MerylPublished 2019-04-07A reliable outcome measure is crucial to understand the impact of emerging interventions, such as animal assisted therapy (AAT) for individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). A video analysis tool was created ...Open AccessThesis, Honours
The understanding and experience of falls among older people living in the community with mental illness: A qualitative study Koh, Ling; Mackenzie, Lynette; Lovarini, MerylPublished 2019-01-21Introduction: Compared to the general older population, older adults with mental illness living in the community have an increased risk of falls. However, little is known about falls experienced by this group. This study ...Open AccessThesis