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Animals Helping with Special Needs
     

Animals Helping with Special Needs

by Clare Oliver
 

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Children's Literature
This interesting book describes the many ways that animals, particularly dogs, are trained to assist humans with special needs. In an appealing layout, the stories of many kinds of people with special needs are related�deaf people, blind people and those with physical or mental disabilities. Dogs, monkeys, horses and even dolphins are specially trained to assist specialneeds people in their daily lives, such as being their eyes or ears or assisting them with physical chores. Using color photos, the stories provide fascinating accounts of the use of animals to help others. Just being around animals and petting them has been found to improve people's mental health. A glossary of terms from the stories as well as an indeX and resources for further information are included. This is a sensitive resource for classroom use. One in a series of siX books entitled "Animals That Help Us." 2000, Franklin Watts, $20.00 and $6.95. Ages 6 to 10. Reviewer: Meredith Kiger <%ISBN%> 0531145646

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780531154045
Publisher:
Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Animals That Help Us Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.19(w) x 10.37(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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