The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effectiveness of using therapy dog reading programs with children who are deaf or hard of hearing using cochlear implants and hearing aids. It includes a literature review of reading fluency and therapy dog programs.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Dogs -- Therapeutic use; Deaf children--Education
Litzinger, Jacklyn Marie, "Using therapy dogs to improve reading fluency of children who are deaf or hard of hearing: Is it effective?" (2014). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 689. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.