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Official R.E.A.D. training is offered periodically by licensed R.E.A.D. instructors:

Nancy George-Michalson:

Candace Robinson:

George Berger:

Please contact them for complete details of location, dates, and cost.

Organization: Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester

Contact Name: Kim Ferris-Church

Address: 99 Victor Rd

City: Fairport

State: New York

Zip: 14450

Phone: 585.223.1330 ext 173



Organization: Hudson Valley Paws for a Cause

Program: Pet Therapy Program and R.E.A.D.

Contact: Judy Audevard

Phone: 914-953-6434




Notes: We visit at U.S.M.A. at West Point, NY

New York Therapy Animals R.E.A.D.®

Location: New York, NY

Contact: Nancy George-Michalson, Director of Programs and Education / ITA Instructor

E-mail:  212 535-2211

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Therapy Dogs of Rockland R.E.A.D.®

Location: New City, NY

Contact: Candace Robinson



Contact Name: National R.E.A.D. Coordinator

Phone: 801-272-3439


Notes: For more information on registered R.E.A.D. teams or groups in this state, please contact the ITA office

The ITA R.E.A.D. program is touching hearts across the nation. The following is a partial list of R.E.A.D. Affiliate Programs, Regional Workshops, and individual R.E.A.D teams. It is our hope that this list will help put R.E.A.D. teams in contact with programs and workshops in their area. If you would like to add your program to this list please send an email to the National R.E.A.D. Coordinator at the ITA office (

States ending in
have programs hosting regional workshops. Also, many R.E.A.D. instructors are willing to travel. Please feel free to contact one of them about setting up a workshop specifically designed for your group.