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  1. "Nu kommer hunden!": Aktionsforskning om barn som läser för hundar med syfte att utveckla lässtunderna på svenska bibliotek

    Contributor(s):: Elina Garp

    This master´s thesis in Library and Information Science examines the experiences of children who read to a dog. The purpose of this thesis is to examine the interactions between the librarian, the readingdog-handler, the child-ren and the dogs and what the benefits from the interactions...

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

    Contributor(s):: Seratt, Mary

  3. "What Are All These Dogs Doing at School?" Using Therapy Dogs to Promote Children's Reading Practice

    Contributor(s):: Jalongo, Mary Renck

  4. 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,...

  5. Animal-Assisted Literacy

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

  6. 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...

  7. Going to the dogs: Therapy dogs promote reading

    | Contributor(s):: Bueche, Shelley

  8. HABRI Central Case Studies: Children Reading to Therapy Animals

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    | Contributor(s):: HABRI Central

    In this video, volunteers and parents talk about the Tippecanoe County Public Library's program that allows children to read to therapy dogs and cats.

  9. 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...

  10. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

  11. Kids, dogs, and the occupation of literacy

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

  12. Man's Best Friend as A Reading Facilitator

    | Contributor(s):: Shaw, Donita Massengill

  13. 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...

  14. One tail wags, another child reads

  15. Paws for Reading

    | Contributor(s):: Briggs, Robin

  16. PAWSitive Reading- Dogs, Books and Kids: Linda Klein at TEDxAnchorage

    Kids learn to read by doing it. Learn how a partnership between Midnight Sun Service Dogs and Anchorage Public Library provides a positive reading experience that isespecially beneficial for struggling, emerging, and reluctant readers. PAWSitive Reading provides a childfriendly atmosphere that...

  17. PulseBeats

  18. READ dogs

  19. Read to Succeed

    | Contributor(s):: Fischer, Samantha

  20. Read to the Dogs