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Benefits of Using a Therapy Dog for Special Education

The use of therapy dogs in schools is increasing throughout the country. Not only are districts and schools coordinating to add a therapy dog, there are programs in some communities that work with the schools to promote the use with special needs children. The benefits in some areas are opening eyes to more specific ways that therapy dogs can be beneficial for children in speech, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social skill building, and more.

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