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Pets Help Teach in Speech-Language Pathology Sessions

Shafer, D. (2006, February 07). The ASHA Leader.

As an SLP, Sue Drouin has worked with children who have social, communicative, and learning challenges for 20 years. She practices in a variety of school-based settings although most of her work consists of private services performed in the individuals' homes. An animal lover, Drouin said she has always sought to integrate them into her work. She began to include the animals who share her home in daily interactions with the children.

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Tags: SLP Literacy Early Intervention Animal-Assisted Therapy Article