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World's First Animatronic Animal Therapy Program Set to Open
Date:5/26/2009

with which to engage in therapy.

"Although my daughter had been in therapy twice before with real dolphins, she responded in a way to TAD that we could have never dreamed possible," said Rosie Petrozzino, the mother of a child with special needs that participated in a study to determine the effectiveness of animatronic animal-assisted therapy. "The opening of the iACT Center is a remarkable opportunity for any child with disabilities to realize their true potential by working with TAD."

For more information on the ACT Center, visit www.iactcenter.com

To see video of animatronic animal-assisted therapy, visit the following link:

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tmj8gEKaAw)

About the iACT Center

Animal-assisted & Creative Therapies (iACT) is a private company providing individualized therapy and rehabilitation for special needs children and adults. ACT is the advanced and improved program developed by Dr. David Nathanson as part of the evolution of his previous company, Dolphin Human Therapy (DHT).

About Dr. David Nathanson

David E. Nathanson, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with more than 40 years of experience in research and clinical work with people and families with special needs. Dr. Nathanson has been working with dolphins and children with special needs since 1979 - the last 15 years in a full time capacity. His areas of expertise include developmental disabilities and behavioral medicine. Dr. Nathanson is a retired professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Florida International University.
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