Canine Literacy Partners
Professional instructors help your child build confidence without judgement. This program is specially designed for persons with reading delays, ESL, dyslexia, etc.
At DogAbility Center our dogs can do a lot more than fetch and roll over. Research now suggests that dogs can actually help children learn to read. The main objective of this program is to provide a relaxed and dog-friendly atmosphere, which encourages children to increase their reading and communication skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.
For young children, one of the big challenges in learning to read is the embarrassment of making mistakes. Reading to dogs provides a simple solution -- a non-judgmental, comforting furry friend who "listens" and takes the pressure off a child as he stumbles. This can help calm young children and relieves the pressure of embarrassment when they make reading mistakes.
Fee = $50 per single session -- or $125 for 3 sessions (paid in advance)