The A&P Sommer Foundation is supporting research by the University of Denver at Green Chimneys (New York) that is measuring how animal-assisted interventions help children overcome learning and behavioral challenges.
Discover Green Chimneys Farm and Wildlife Center, a unique school in New York where animal and nature-oriented interventions offer kids new ways to learn.
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An animated overview of the areas where the Adrienne and Pierre Sommer Foundation intervenes to help improve people’s lives.
HAI activities and programs developed for schools have proven effective educational tools for teachers and sources of genuine enrichment for children. The story of “Our teacher is a pony” is both telling and typical. “Our teacher is a pony” means that for 8 weeks, a class of pre- or elementary school students in Noirt (western […]
Philippe Pinel Psychiatric Hospital in Amiens, France benefits from a premium setting of tall trees, vast lawns, and elegant buildings. Yet what is most remarkable about the setting is that one is likely to run into patients walking dogs. The dogs concerned have been trained by staff member and psychiatric nurse William Lambiotte, an experienced […]