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Lemmikkieläimet lapsen kehityksen tukena
| Contributor(s):: Minna Hautala
Opinnäytetyöni tarkoituksena oli saada tietoa siitä, miten lemmikkieläimet voivat olla tukena lapsen kehityksessä. Tutkimuksen päätavoitteena oli saada tietoa leikki-ikäisten lasten vanhemmilta lemmikkieläinten vaikutuksesta lapsen kehitykseen...
How Educators Use Dogs to Support Children's Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Development
| Contributor(s):: Michelle Roberts-Schneider
Children's undeveloped social, emotional, and behavioral skills have long been a concern in early childhood classrooms. Numerous studies have illuminated how therapy dogs in pedagogical settings support children's holistic development, yet there is scant data on the integration of...
Development Benefits of Pets for Young Children. Final Report for the Delta Society.
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| Contributor(s):: Robert H. Poresky
For the Love of Riley: A Study of the Impact of Animal Interactions in the Development of Empathy in Children
| Contributor(s):: Rachel Lee
Early Childhood Education professionals teamed up with an Animal Science honors student and a little dog named ‘Riley’ to answer this question. A pet care curriculum was developed centering on what a dog would need to be happy, healthy, and to “feel” loved; Riley served as...
Your child's first pet: Some advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics
| Contributor(s):: Knopf, Alison
The importance of pets to families
Children's concepts of the social affordances of a virtual dog and a stuffed dog
| Contributor(s):: Aguiar, Naomi R., Taylor, Marjorie
Exploring perceived benefits of and barriers to the use of pet therapy dogs in a private school for children with special needs
| Contributor(s):: Wodder, Sarah
Evidence-based psychotherapy is becoming an increasingly accepted way for individuals to manage a variety of clinical disorders and psychosocial stressors. Complementary therapies are designed to support, facilitate, or enhance existing treatment strategies. Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is one...
Children who supernurture animals: a call for sociological (and other) study
| Contributor(s):: Arluke, A.
The author suggests that "to significantly advance our understand-ing of humane behavior and to instill or enhance its presence in children, we need to go “back to the drawing board” and ask somenew questions about kindness toward animals and use some different, and more exploratory, sociological...
Goodbye, Brecken: A story about the death of a pet
| Contributor(s):: Lupton, David
The human child's nature orientation
| Contributor(s):: Lee, Patrick C.
R.E.A.D. Dogs Minnesota
The Reading Education Assistance Dogs® program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. But not just any dog. R.E.A.D. dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their handler as a team, going to schools, libraries,...
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.
Animal Attractions: Great Reasons to Get a Pet, Plus How to Pick the Right One for Your Family
| Contributor(s):: Renkl, Margaret
The psychological relevance of "just animals": An inquiry into their influence on psychosocial development across the lifespan
| Contributor(s):: Ford, Ingrid
Can we have one? : a parent's guide to raising kids with cats and dogs
| Contributor(s):: Buzhardt, Lynn F., Steib, Sue D.
Paws to Read @ Your Library
| Contributor(s):: Barrett, Lillian
The Effects of Animals on Children's Development of Perspective-Taking Abilities
| Contributor(s):: Mika Maruyama, Dalton Miller-Jones (adviser)
Although attention to the effects of child-animal interactions on children's development has increased in the last three decades, developmental psychology has not attended to the importance of the effects of animals on children's development. There is a need to consider the possible impacts of...
K-9s 4 Kids
Dedicated to finding the right dog for the right job for the right child... K-9s 4 Kids trains Service Dogs for children with disabilities. Our Service Dogs are awarded to children in Alabama. We train Service Dogs for Balance, Behavior Intervention, Fall Alert, Wheelchair Assistance, and...