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Official R.E.A.D. training is offered periodically by Licensed R.E.A.D. Instructors:

Group: Svenska Vardhundskolan AB

Instructor: Ulrika Ferm Lekstrom, Sverige, Sweden, 

Instructor: Marika Barck, Sverige, Sweden,  

Instructor: Mia Boivie, Uppsala, Sweden,  

Organization: Svenska Terapihundskolan (Swedish school of Therapydogs)

Program: R.E.A.D.

Contact Name: Sara Karlberg

City: Skogas

Phone: 46-708-306-288



Our programs: We visit in schools, libraries, Kindergarten children and Day facilities for disabled.

Organization: Svenska Vardhundskolan AB (Swedish Care Dog School for Professionals)

Program: R.E.A.D. and Care Dog Teams

Contact Name: Ingeborg Hook

City: Tomelilla

Phone: +46 768 439 300



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.