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Doggy Reading Solutions – Teaching Kids to Read, by Sally Keys

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Teaching your kids to read can seem like a daunting task. They can be easily distracted, may lack confidence when reading out loud or they may not enjoy reading. So how can dogs help your kids to learn to read when even you may find it difficult?
Dog therapy has been shown to help those in need, whether they are elderly and in need of a companion or perhaps if they are disabled and need help with everyday tasks. A therapy dog companion for your child can help them to relax as they read and create a fun environment for learning.


Reading aloud in front of other adults or children may fill your child with fear, but reading in the presence of a doggy audience can help them adjust to reading aloud without negative judgement or comment. Your child’s confidence will grow in the process. This article shows how dogs help children learn to read in more depth,
 

by Sally Keys

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