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  1. The Effect of a Dog Assisted Reading Program on the Reading Ability and Motivation of Children with Dyslexia

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    | Contributor(s):: Leilani B. Goodmon, Pippa R. Burnett, Renee Pack, Rebecca Powell

    Dog assisted reading programs have been shown to improve children’s reading skills and attitudes toward reading (Kirnan et al., 2016; Levinson et al., 2017; Linder et al., 2018) and on-task behavior in children who struggle with reading (Bassette & Taber-Doughty, 2013). The purpose of...

  2. Turning the Page for Spot: The Potential of Therapy Dogs to Support Reading Motivation Among Young Children

    | Contributor(s):: Rousseau, Camille Xinmei, Tardif-Williams, Christine Yvette

    This study investigated whether dogs might facilitate a context conducive to reading for children when they are faced with a challenging reading passage. A within-subjects design was used to assess children’s motivation to read in two conditions: with a therapy dog and without a therapy dog....

  3. Minor Immediate Effects of a Dog on Children's Reading Performance and Physiology

    | Contributor(s):: Lisa Schretzmayer, Kurt Kotrschal, Andrea Beetz

    Literacy is a key factor in occupational success and social integration. However, an increasing number of children lack appropriate reading skills. There is growing evidence that dogs have positive effects on reading performance. We investigated the short-term effects of dogs on reading...

  4. Children Reading to Dogs: A Systematic Review of the Literature

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    | Contributor(s):: Hall, S. S., Gee, N. R., Mills, D. S.

    Background Despite growing interest in the value of human-animal interactions (HAI) to human mental and physical health the quality of the evidence on which postulated benefits from animals to human psychological health are based is often unclear. To date there exist no systematic reviews on...

  5. Read to Succeed

    | Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha

  6. PulseBeats

  7. An investigation into the efficacy of therapy dogs on reading performance in 6-7 year old children

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    | Contributor(s):: Rainer Wohlfarth, Bettina Mutschler, Andrea Beetz, Karin Schleider

    There is scientific evidence that the presence of a therapy dog can positively impact on the performance of cognitive tasks (e.g. Gee et al., 2010). The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a therapy dog on reading performance. Twelve children in second grade, aged 6 to 7 years old,...

  8. [ABC, thanks to Fido]

    | Contributor(s):: Poulin-Chartrand, S.

  9. Read to the Dogs

  10. The Paws That Remediate

  11. Reading to the Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen

  12. Reading With Rover

  13. Paws for Reading

    | Contributor(s):: Briggs, Robin

  14. Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy

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

  15. Animal-Assisted Literacy

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

  16. 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

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

  17. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

  18. One tail wags, another child reads

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

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

  20. Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator

    | Contributor(s):: Shaw, Donita Massengill