Animal Assisted Therapy


Hi Richard, Thanks so much for the talk today, Jack was lovely, it made for a really memorable afternoon for us all, Zoe


Llama assisted therapy allows us to harness the calmness of these peaceful animals and pass these benefits on to children and adults with special needs, disabilities and ill mental health . Animal therapy has proven benefits for improving the well-being of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) and other behavioural, learning, social and communication needs. 

Who can benefit?

Llama assisted therapy can be Incorporated into various programmes on a short term or long term basis. Session can have a positive impact on:

Physical well-being

    • Improve fine motor skills​

    • Improve wheelchair skills

    • Improve standing and balance

    • Increase exercise

  • Mental well-being

    • Reduce anxiety​

    • Reduce loneliness

    • Access to the outdoors

  • Communication

    • Improve interactions with others​

    • Empathise with others

    • Enhance vocabulary

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