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How donkeys can help kids with autism process their feelings

Clip: 03/13/2019 | 3m 13s Video has closed captioning.

Humans are accustomed to turning to dogs, cats and even horses for comfort and companionship. But now another type of livestock is becoming more popular for its therapeutic appeal: the donkey. As WGBH’s Cristina Quinn reports, equine therapy has branched out to include the smaller, less majestic relative of the horse, and it’s delivering relief for children with autism.

Aired: 03/13/19

Rating: NR

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