Antalya Soulscience School has been continuing the dolphin therapy
studies under the leadership of Dr. Murat Kemaloğlu, MD. since the summer of 2002, aiming to provide a positive contribution to the improvement of
those children / adults with special needs.
Many children / adults from the age of two to fifty-eight
have benefited from our dolphin therapy programme.
Diagnoses of the Dolphin Therapy participants
ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperacivity Disorder)
Agenesis of corpus Callosum
Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome
Progressive myoklonic Epilepsy
Ring Chromosom 22
Patients who received dolphin therapy came from the following countries:
The benefits of Dolphin Therapy
Swimming with dolphins creates an effect that gives joy and peace of mind, enforces the immune system, improves awareness, attention and self-control and develops feelings of compassion and self-confidence. As the interest and curiosity for the outside world expands, the capacity to benefit from inter-personal relations improves radically.
Consequently, patients who recieve ergotherapy, logopedy or phsiotherapy will benefit from these treatments much faster and more thoroughly.
After the dolphin therapy, disabled children build a capacity to learn faster; in one or two months, they can acquire the knowledge and physical skills that will normally take them a year to learn. Dolphin therapy accelerates the learning process two to ten times the normal rate, and this improvement will be effective from six months up to a
A six-year-old autistic child went through the dolphin therapy and received special tutoring and therapies for a year; he got rid of all autistic symptoms and when he came back for the dolphin therapy the following year, no autistic traits were observed.