Addressing Test Anxiety with Therapy Dogs: Research Findings, Innovative Interventions and Implications

Author: Abigail Littlefield

Abigail Littlefield is a Professor of Natural Science at Landmark College in Putney Vermont. She has taught science to students with language based learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and those on the autism spectrum for over 25 years. She has presented numerous times nationally on teaching science to students who learn differently as well as the use of technology in the curriculum. She has been and is currently the PI/Co-PI on several NSF grants. Her current research focus is looking at the effects of animal assisted therapy and learning outcomes for students with a diagnosis of ADHD/ASD and/or LD.