The Recreation: Pets: Animal Assisted Therapy: (Literacy Animal Assisted Therapy )


Animals help teach reading. The student is encouraged to read out loud to a dog or other animal trained to "listen." The dog looks at the reader or at the book and doesn't interrupt if the reader stumbles over a difficult word. Most of these programs are run by groups that also do Animal Assisted Therapy. Literacy Animal Assisted Therapy Pets Recreation.

Literacy is traditionally understood as the ability to read, write, and use arithmetic. The modern term's meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images, computers, and other basic means to understand, communicate, gain useful knowledge and use the dominant symbol systems of a culture. (wikipedia)