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Time to Vote! Favorite Kids’ Docs 2017!

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Joe’s RHR Experience – February 2017 Newsletter

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I would like to start off by saying that I could not have asked for a better internship experience.  My experience at RHR was outstanding.  I know that not every student is fortunate enough to obtain an internship that provides as much hands-on experience as RHR, […]

Happy New Year! – January 2017 Newsletter

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Happy 2017 everyone!  We are excited about all the new possibilities that come with a new year.  We currently have openings for school trips, whether a one-time field trip, or a weekly group session!  We are also hiring occupational, physical, and speech therapists to take on […]

The DIR/Floortime Connection to Hippotherapy: November 2016 Newsletter

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Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-Based Model of Intervention (DIR) utilizes affect-based interactions and experiences tailored to individual needs to promote development (Developmental) defines the fundamental capacities for joint attention and regulation, engagement across a wide range of emotions, two-way communication, and complex social problem-solving.  These in turn govern […]

Rocking Horse in the News! October 2016 Newsletter

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This month, Rocking Horse Rehab was honored to be featured in Inside Jersey magazine.  The article features hippotherapy centers in New Jersey, including us!

The article features photos of some of our staff and interns, including Sheri, Brittney, Nicolette, and Kathy.  Also included are some of our clients […]

My RHR Experience: September 2016 newsletter

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The time I spent at Rocking Horse Rehab was one of the most memorable experiences I have ever been a part of. I was an intern at Rocking Horse from September 2015 until June 2016 and it was the most rewarding experience of my college career. 
 
In my […]

Haven International Autism Center Opens in Ghana! August 2016 Newsletter

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At the beginning of July, our executive director, Sheri Marino, traveled to Ghana, Africa for the opening of the Haven International Center for Autism.  As part of the  Haven professional team, Sheri provided staff training,  lead a developmental clinic for children at risk of autism and donated of a videoconferencing […]

Therapeutic Riding vs. Hippotherapy: July 2016 Newsletter

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Many people assume that therapeutic riding and hippotherapy are the same thing.  While they share many qualities and are similar, there are also some key differences that separate them.  Both share the use of horses, and also the use of a horse leader and sidewalkers for the […]

Summer Speech Activities: June 2016 Newsletter

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Whoo Hoo! It’s summertime and school’s out! It’s time for students and families to enjoy many activities that only summer brings. However, it is important for students to continue to practice their speech and language skills over the break. Below you’ll find some activities that encourage communication […]

Hippotherapy and OT: May 2016 Newsletter

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Hippotherapy is a treatment strategy utilized by occupational therapists for clients with sensory and motor dysfunction. As an occupational therapist, we understand the child’s emotional, physical, and sensory needs and how to optimally facilitate the treatment of these needs through hippotherapy. Because hippotherapy provides intense sensory input, […]

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