Animal-Assisted Literacy Instruction for Students With Identified Learning Disabilities: Examining the Effects of Incorporating a Therapy Dog into Guided Oral Reading Sessions
Contributor(s):: Treat, Wendy Abigail
Picture Books Aren't Just Fun
Contributor(s):: O'Neill, Daniela
The BaRK (Building Reading Confidence for Kids) canine assisted reading program: One child's experience
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...
Books, Children, Dogs, Artists: Library Programs for the Entire Family
Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine
Dog Therapy 101. (cover story)
Contributor(s):: Inklebarger, Timothy
Indirect (dog) therapy [Letter to the Editor]
Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen
The Effect of an Animal-Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Rate, Accuracy and Comprehension of Grade 3 Students: A Randomized Control Study
Contributor(s):: le Roux, Marieanna, Swartz, Leslie, Swart, Estelle
Impact of animal-assisted therapy on oral reading fluency of second-graders.
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...
[ABC, thanks to Fido]
Contributor(s):: Poulin-Chartrand, S.
Therapy Horses of Gentle Carousel
Our teams of tiny therapy horses visit over 25,000 adults and children each year inside hospitals, hospice programs, assisted living programs and with families who have experienced traumatic events. From the children and first responders of Sandy Hook Elementary School / Newtown, CT to the...
Roxy Reading Therapy Dogs
Roxy Reading is a donation dependent organization whose certified pet therapy teams promote literacy in schools and offer comfort to area youth navigating the court system.
An analysis of improving student performance through the use of registered therapy dogs serving as motivators for reluctant readers
| Contributor(s):: Paradise, Julie L.
The effect of experiences with animals on the reading comprehension skills of students in the seventh grade
| Contributor(s):: Petersen, Annie
Impact of animal assisted therapy reading instruction on reading performance of homeschooled students
| Contributor(s):: Smith, Kelly A.
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
| Contributor(s):: Swift, Catherine Hayes
A study of animal assisted therapy/activities : the effects of therapy canines on the literacy skills of students
| Contributor(s):: Heffer, Jennifer T.
Exploring Animal-Assisted Therapy as a Reading Intervention Strategy
| Contributor(s):: Kaymen, Maria S.
Reading to my buddy
| Contributor(s):: Regan, Marti
See Spot Read
| Contributor(s):: Hughes, Kathleen
Dog Day Afternoons
| Contributor(s):: Margolis, Rick