Reading and literacy program
The program provides the children with a sense of self-esteem enabling them to increase their reading grade levels.
Dog Assisted Reading Program (AAE) is a a unique literacy initiative program that matches children with a therapy dog and handler for reading tutoring (read aloud to a dog in order to improve reading and communication skills.)
Programs such as learning to read. A dog is a fun and interactive learning tool, ideal companions because they promote relaxation and lower blood pressure, do not judge, laugh or criticize and allow participant to proceed at their own pace.