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Reading to dogs improves Lancaster County children’s literacy skills

11/25/2014 Lancaster Online By K. Scott Kreider

Third-grader Abigail Horst didn't always like to read, especially when she had to read aloud. But when she started reading to Widget every week at the Milanof-Schock Library in Mount Joy, that all started to change. And at Central Manor Elementary in Penn Manor School District, autistic support teacher Christine Glover said weekly visits from two Australian labradoodles named Calvin and Hobbes are making a big difference in her Intermediate Unit 13 classroom.  Click below to read more: