In the toolkits of educators, school counselors and therapists, our Therapy Teams are powerful motivators for students in need. We help children make strides in early intervention centers, K-12 schools, group homes, and after-school programs – anywhere learning takes place.
We deliver Animal-Assisted Education via two programs, School’s Best Friend (formerly Petscription for the Classroom) and Sit, Stay, Read!.
*Disclaimer: No association exists between Hand in Paw, an Alabama not-for-profit corporation, and Sit Stay Read Inc., an Illinois corporation, or the services of either entity.
School’s Best Friend offers wide-ranging applications, allowing each school to tailor services to address the greatest challenges facing its students. Examples include:
Our Sit, Stay, Read! program’s strength lies in its simplicity – struggling students read aloud, on a weekly basis, to nonjudgmental furry friends and their caring handlers. Applications include: