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The Effects of Animal-Assisted Interventions on Literacy (HABRI Central Bibliography)

By Marcy Wilhelm-South

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  • Marcy Wilhelm-South (2018), "The Effects of Animal-Assisted Interventions on Literacy (HABRI Central Bibliography)," http://habricentral.org/resources/62895.

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  1. Animal-related activities and appreciation of animals among children and adolescents

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bjerke, T., Kaltenborn, B. P., Odegardstuen, T. S.

    Five hundred and sixty-two children and adolescents, aged between nine and 15 years, from one urban and three rural areas in Southern Norway, completed a questionnaire in which they expressed their degree of preference for various animal species, participation in animal-related activities, and...

  2. Effects of animal-assisted therapy on behavior and reading in the classroom

    Theses | Contributor(s): Ashley Elizabeth Booten

    Research has shown that the presence of a therapy dog in the classroom should elicit a calming effect, reduce stress, and promote positive interactions among peers and adults. The purpose of this study is to examine the effect a therapy dog has on behavior and reading in the classroom....

  3. A canine audience: The effect of animal-assisted therapy on reading progress among students identified with learning disabilities

    Full-text: Available

    Theses | Contributor(s): Julie Omodlo Griess

    This study explored the use of animal-assisted therapy with students identified with a learning disability and limited reading success. Initially, reading progress was defined as the participants' comprehension rate obtained from an oral Informal Reading Inventory (IRI) passage. The nature...

  4. Good dog. Sit. Listen

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hartman, A.

  5. Member forum. Dogs in schools... "Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy," OT Practice, February 21, pp. 16-20

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kiehn, N., Scott, K., Haseman, J.

  6. Service Animals for Students With Disabilities Under IDEA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Berry, Jennifer, Katsiyannis, Antonis

  7. Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Scott, K., Haseman, J., Hammetter, R.

  8. Who's the Four-Legged Librarian?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Biden, Ann-Marie

  9. See Spot Read

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hughes, Kathleen

  10. Animal-Assisted Literacy

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori, Delisle, Esther

  11. Dog Day Afternoons

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Margolis, Rick

  12. Read to the Dogs

    Journal Articles

  13. The Paws That Remediate

    Journal Articles

  14. Reading to the Dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Krashen, Stephen

  15. Sit, Stay, and Read

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Black, Susan

  16. Literacy Learning Goes to the Dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori

  17. Kids Reading -- It's Going to the Dogs! (Cover story)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Corbett-Alderman, Tammy

  18. The Effects of a Dog Reading Visitation Program on Academic Engagement Behavior in Three Elementary Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities: A Single Case Design

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bassette, Laura, Taber-Doughty, Teresa

  19. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

    Journal Articles

  20. 'What are all these dogs doing at school?'

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jalongo, Mary Renck

  21. Thursdays with MacGyver: The Benefits of a Library Therapy Dog

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Francis, Alison

  22. Going to the Dogs at the Aurora Public Library

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bateman, Patti

  23. Where the Tale Wags Dog

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Brace, Virginia

  24. Reading program gets "Paws Up!&quot

    Journal Articles

  25. One tail wags, another child reads

    Journal Articles

  26. Children's reading won't go to the dogs!

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Smith, Jo

  27. Animal-assisted Literacy Learning as Carnival: A Bakhtinian Analysis

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori

  28. The gifted child as cheetah: a unique animal-assisted literacy program

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori

  29. How a therapy dog may inspire student literacy engagement in the elementary language arts classroom.

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori

  30. Therapy dogs help library patrons to learn

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kelley, Michael, Schwartz, Meredith, Lee, Michelle, Warburton, Bob

  31. Tail Wagging Tutors Program at Kiln Public Library

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Perkins, Mary M.

  32. A Dog May Be a Young Reader's Best Friend, Study Shows

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Crouse, Bernice D.

  33. A Small Library with a Big Heart

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Emlen, Candy

  34. Paws for Reading: North Carolina Libraries Go to the Dogs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Truett, Carol, Becnel, Kim

  35. When Reading Gets Ruff: Canine-Assisted Reading Programs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lane, Holly B., Zavada, Shannon D. W.

  36. Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Shaw, Donita Massengill

  37. Going to the dogs: Therapy dogs promote reading

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Bueche, Shelley

  38. Börje, the reading dog in a blog near you

    Journal Articles

  39. De-Stress Reading Time

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Hargrove, Margaret

  40. Paws for Reading

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Briggs, Robin

  41. Paws for Reading

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Newlin, Robin Briggs

  42. "Paws for Reading" at the Memphis Public Library

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Seratt, Mary

  43. Keller Library going to the dogs

    Journal Articles

  44. Read-to-me Story Dogs

    Journal Articles

  45. Tales to Tails

    Journal Articles

  46. Children--One Book, One Community: The Fast and the Furriest

    Journal Articles

  47. Paws to Read @ Your Library

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Barrett, Lillian

  48. To the rescue : found dogs with a mission

    Books | Contributor(s): Lufkin, Elise, Walker, Diana

  49. Reading to my buddy

    Books | Contributor(s): Regan, Marti

  50. A "pawsitive" reading experience : use of registered therapy dogs to improve children's attention skills during reading

    Theses | Contributor(s): Ankeny, Stefani, Calhoun, Lindsey, Law, Jennifer, Strickland, Cindy A.

  51. Wagging Tails for Reading : a literacy program using therapy dogs to enhance reading for children

    Theses | Contributor(s): Dunham, Arin A.

  52. Grade 2 children experience a classroom-based animal-assisted literacy mentoring program: An interpretive case study

    Theses | Contributor(s): Friesen, Lori

  53. A study of animal assisted therapy/activities : the effects of therapy canines on the literacy skills of students

    Theses | Contributor(s): Heffer, Jennifer T.

  54. Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy as a Reading Intervention Strategy

    Theses | Contributor(s): Kaymen, Maria S.

  55. An analysis of improving student performance through the use of registered therapy dogs serving as motivators for reluctant readers

    Theses | Contributor(s): Paradise, Julie L.

  56. The effect of experiences with animals on the reading comprehension skills of students in the seventh grade

    Theses | Contributor(s): Petersen, Annie

  57. Impact of animal assisted therapy reading instruction on reading performance of homeschooled students

    Theses | Contributor(s): Smith, Kelly A.

  58. Animal assisted therapy and the Reading Education Assistance DogsRTM (R.E.A.D.) program as perceived by volunteer R.E.A.D. facilitators: A national study

    Theses | Contributor(s): Swift, Catherine Hayes

  59. Ever try teaching a dog to read? Implicit theories of reading ability

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Moore, E. G. J., Hlava, T., Garcia, S. L., Brem, S.

  60. Reading with Rover

    Organizations

    Reading with Rover is a literacy program that provides services to the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Reading with Rover provides volunteers and therapy dogs to schools, libraries, and bookstores to help children with reading disabilities feel more comfortable while reading.

  61. Potential for the Role of School-Based Animal-Assisted Literacy Mentoring Programs

    Full-text: Available

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lori Friesan

    This article explores how current research into school-based mentorship programs might inform the adult’s role as mentor in animal-assisted literacy programs and thereby offer children a unique and valuable form of support for learning. An examination of the goals and best practices of...

  62. Impact of animal-assisted therapy on oral reading fluency of second-graders.

    Theses | Contributor(s): Alison Eckert Walsh

    Animal programs have been utilized in a variety of settings. Programs exist in prisons, juvenile homes, hospices, retirement homes, treatment centers, homeless shelters, schools, and hospitals. This study looked at the effects of using Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) with the use of a dog on three...

  63. Teaching compassion : humane education in early childhood

    Books | Contributor(s): Jalongo, Mary Renck

  64. Patient Pup Helps Elementary Schools Dare to Love Reading

    Journal Articles

  65. The BaRK (Building Reading Confidence for Kids) canine assisted reading program: One child's experience

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fisher, Barbara, Cozens, Merle

    This study investigated the effectiveness of the BaRK program for Zack, one disengaged reader. The BaRK program is a canine assisted literacy program in which a child reads one-on-one to a trained therapy dog. The ‘Neale Analysis of Reading Ability’ was used to compare Zack’s...

  66. My Reading Buddy Is a Dog! Your Resource for Creating and Running a Canine Reading Buddy Program

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fort, Valerie Byrd, Glantz, Shelley sglantz librarymediaconnection com

  67. Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Haver, Mary Katherine

  68. Dog Therapy 101. (cover story)

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Inklebarger, Timothy

  69. The Effect of an Animal-Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Rate, Accuracy and Comprehension of Grade 3 Students: A Randomized Control Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): le Roux, Marieanna, Swartz, Leslie, Swart, Estelle

  70. Attitudes toward animals among kindergarten children: species preferences

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Borgi, M., Cirulli, F.

    Attitudes toward animals are influenced by both animal traits (e.g., similarity to humans, aesthetic quality, size) and individual human attributes (e.g., gender, age, educational level, cultural factors). Although the examination of children's interest in animals, and their preference for...

  71. Feather, Feet, and Fin Safety in the Classroom

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Roy, Ken

  72. Animal-assisted Activities for Students With Disabilities: Obtaining Stakeholders' Approval and Planning Strategies for Teachers

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Baumgartner, Erin, Cho, Jeong-il

  73. Animal-Assisted Literacy Instruction for Students With Identified Learning Disabilities: Examining the Effects of Incorporating a Therapy Dog into Guided Oral Reading Sessions

    Theses | Contributor(s): Treat, Wendy Abigail

  74. Read to Succeed

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fischer, Samantha

  75. Take a Paws: Fostering Student Wellness with a Therapy Dog Program at Your University Library

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lannon, Amber, Harrison, Pamela

  76. Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William

    The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...

  77. Perceived Learning Outcomes from Participation in One Type of Registered Student Organization: Equestrian Sport Clubs

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Mikulec, Erin, McKinney, Kathleen

    Learning takes place both inside and outside of the classroom. While there are a few studies that focus on the professional, developmental, and learning outcomes of participation in student organizations, there has been insufficient research on these outcomes in sport clubs. The paper reports on...

  78. Otterly Irresistible: iREAD® on the River

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Otter, Pawly

  79. Borje At The Front Desk

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Syvala, Maria

  80. Dog and Pony Show: New Guidance for Service Animals in the School Setting

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Cossler, Christine T.

  81. Positive experiences with dogs: An important addition to the curriculum for blind and visually impaired children

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Young, J. Lynne

  82. Pet Dogs and Children's Health: Opportunities for Chronic Disease Prevention?

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Anne M. Gadomski, Melissa B. Scribani, Nicole Krupa, Paul Jenkins, Zsolt Nagykaldi, Ardis L. Olson

    IntroductionPositive associations between having a pet dog and adult health outcomes have been documented; however, little evidence exists regarding the benefits of pet dogs for young children. This study investigates the hypothesis that pet dogs are positively associated with healthy weight and...

  83. Therapy dogs' presence steadily grows in libraries

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): M. Schwartz