There is an exciting program here in the Northwest that involves kids, dogs Welcome to Reading With Rover!
Reading With Rover is a community-based literacy program volunteering in the schools, bookstores and libraries of Puget Sound area of Washington State. It is our goal, as volunteers and founders of Reading With Rover, to make the “Rover” program available to all schools, reading and learning facilities that would like to enhance their reading programs.
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In the Rover program, children with reading difficulties actually read stories to a dog and the dogs love to listen! A child that may be hesitant to read aloud to his peers is typically less stressed when reading to a dog and the dog never judges the child’s reading ability.