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Therapy dogs to help students with learning difficulties in Tres Cantos | BE North Madrid | Time 14 North Madrid – Health Insurance

Bea, Ro Ro and Vega they are the names of the new friends for many Tres Cantos schoolchildren. They are the 3 dogs that are part of the R.E.A.D ‘Dogs and Letters’ program that is developed in four educational centers of the municipality. They are the CEIP City of Columbia, Aldebaran, Tierno Galván and the Our Lady of Mercy school.

They are reading dogs that they work for 20 minutes with 28 students with Special Educational needs and TGD (Generalized Developmental Disorders) classrooms, these correct children when they are wrong With the narration. At the same time they stimulate reading, improve their understanding and lose their fear of reading in public accompanied by animals.

From the town hall, the initiative stands out as ‘a way of offering the best training for schoolchildren’ and ‘giving an educational response to students who need special means and methodologies’.