Goats Bring Joy and Laughter to Cascade Academy

The use of animals in a therapeutic environment has been gaining attention in recent years, with numerous studies highlighting their positive impact on mental health. Cascade Academy recognizes the value of animal therapy and creates opportunities for students to connect with dogs, cats, chickens and occasionally baby goats. These animals have been shown to have a calming effect on anxious students and can help them to manage their stress. They also provide exposure opportunities for students with contamination disorders.