Afternoon Break-Out Session II (Choose 1)
     ♦ How Dogs Learn - Suzanne Clothier
        Discover the latest science about dog cognition. This session will introduce the latest findings and
        how this new knowledge will change the very concept of teaching dogs and learning principles in AAI.
     ♦ AAI in Practice Here in Minnesota - Ann Cahill - moderator       
        Learn from a panel of experts who are helping bring AAI to their facilities and impact human well-being
        across the lifecycle spectrum. Panelists include:
             Toni Gillen - Living Well Disability Services
             Dr. Val Rae Boe - 916 Education Foundation
             Katie Westberg - The Goodman Group
             Dr. Gary Christenson - Boynton Health Service, U of Minnesota
             Nancy Brooks - R.E.A.D. (Reading Education Assistance Dogs)
             Kelly Vallandingham - Leatherdale Equine Center, U of Minnesota
             Michael Durchslag - P.E.A.S.E. Academy
             Tanya Bailey, MSW, LICSW - Nature Based Therapeutics, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
           


Speak! is presented by the University of Minnesota's Nature-Based Therapeutic Services, a shared initiative with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and the Center for Spirituality and Healing to further the understanding of how nature heals.

  
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