PAL's Paws to Read Program Makes International News
Dogs Helping Kids Read
United States - 29-Jul-2011
There are new ways to make children improve reading skills. Namely, by reading accompanied by a dog.
That is now being promoted Arlington's Central Library in Virginia, USA. The library was trained some of the therapy dog organization People Animals Love. Therapy dog that will accompany the children when they are reading. This was done not without cause. According to the study, dogs can provide benefits to children in terms of reading ability. Scientists study was obtained from the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Improving Reading Ability
Julia Karell, one librarian, said the reading program was accompanied by a dog carrying a positive impact on children. Children who participated this training session is very happy. They are comfortable when assisted therapy dogs.
As you practice reading with a person and dog is different. Children are sometimes embarrassed when practicing reading with others. However, dogs do not do so. Dogs will not dictate when we are wrong spell or pronounce words. Thus, children can read aloud without fear of being corrected. Thus, children can increase their confidence while reading. The result, literacy will also increase.
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