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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. A Basket of Puppies ... Well, Almost [From the Editor]

    Contributor(s):: Borman, Laurie D.

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

    Full-text: Available

    | 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...

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

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

  7. A Small Library with a Big Heart

    | Contributor(s):: Emlen, Candy

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

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

  9. An analysis and evaluation of Sit Stay Read: is the program effective in improving student engagement and reading outcomes?

    | Contributor(s):: Corinne Serra Smith

    Sit Stay Read is a unique literacy intervention program that uses dogs in the classroom to improve student reading and writing outcomes in select, disadvantaged Chicago Public Schools. The goal of this research study was to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of the Sit Stay Read program in...

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

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

  11. An Analysis of the Impact of the Presence of a Therapy Dog on Student Behavior in a Special Education Middle School Classroom

    | Contributor(s):: Schimming, Dena

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

    Full-text: Available

    | 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,...

  13. 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

  14. Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.

  15. Animal-Assisted Literacy

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

  16. 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

  17. Animal-assisted therapy - magic or medicine?

    | Contributor(s):: Odendaal, J. S.

  18. Arlene B Morgan

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  19. Austin Dog Alliance

    Austin Dog Alliance, a non-profit organization, has a mission to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and families through programs incorporating the powerful connection between dogs and humans.

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

    | Contributor(s):: Haver, Mary Katherine