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  1. Story Dogs

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    The mission of Story Dogs is to make reading fun for children, so they become confident lifelong readers. 

  2. Dogs in Schools: The Impact of Specific Human–Dog Interactions on Reading Ability in Children Aged 6 to 8 Years

    | Contributor(s):: Connell, Chantelle G., Tepper, Deanna L., Landry, Oriane, Bennett, Pauleen C.

    Dog-assisted educational programs, including reading programs, are becoming an area of research focus, based on claims of various advantages for children. However, while available findings typically indicate benefits for the children involved, the low quality of evidence makes it difficult to...

  3. Die effek van 'n troeteldier-ondersteunde leesprogram op woordherkenningsvaardighede van graad 3-kinders

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    | Contributor(s):: Marieanna le Roux, Leslie Swartz, Estelle Swart

    Die doel van die huidige studie was om die effek van ’n troeteldier-ondersteunde leesprogram (TOL) op die woordherkenningsvaardighede van graad 3-kinders te bepaal. Al die kinders wat met behulp van die ESSI Leestoets as nievaardige lesers (N=102) geïdentifiseer is, is ewekansig...

  4. How therapy dogs can be an intervention tool for struggling readers | Karen Burns | TEDxSaltLakeCity

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    | Contributor(s):: Karen Burns

    Learning to read is arguably one of the most important skills taught in school, and it is no surprise how challenging it can be. Karen Burns knows how the reading skills gap can affect someone for their entire life. In this poignant, and sometimes funny, talk, Karen tells us how man's best...

  5. When reading gets Ruff : understanding the literacy experiences of children engaged in a canine-assisted reading program.

    | Contributor(s):: Emily Callahan Perkins

    The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how the interactions that take place between therapy dogs and children during literacy activities change children's attitudes towards reading in one urban charter school. The research drew on both the sociocultural approach to literacy...

  6. 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

  7. Indirect (dog) therapy [Letter to the Editor]

    | Contributor(s):: Krashen, Stephen

  8. 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.

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

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

  10. 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

  11. Impact of animal assisted therapy reading instruction on reading performance of homeschooled students

    | Contributor(s):: Smith, Kelly A.

  12. The effect of experiences with animals on the reading comprehension skills of students in the seventh grade

    | Contributor(s):: Petersen, Annie

  13. De-Stress Reading Time

    | Contributor(s):: Hargrove, Margaret

  14. Going to the Dogs at the Aurora Public Library

    | Contributor(s):: Bateman, Patti

  15. Implementing a reading education assistance dog program

  16. Kids Reading -- It's Going to the Dogs! (Cover story)

    | Contributor(s):: Corbett-Alderman, Tammy

  17. Paws for Reading

    | Contributor(s):: Newlin, Robin Briggs

  18. The Paws That Remediate

  19. Thursdays with MacGyver: The Benefits of a Library Therapy Dog

    | Contributor(s):: Francis, Alison

  20. 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.