by WABI-TV5 News Desk

A woman in Otis has made it her life’s work to help children with special needs learn life skills.

She’s starting a new therapy program using horses. And folks in the community are rallying to help her.

Jennifer Cammack is on a mission. By her side, are Maggie the quarter horse, and Melinda, a rare hypo-allergenic breed.

These horses, important teachers, as Cammack works to help children with autism and special needs.

“I think that horses are some of the most intuitive creatures among us, and really help children decrease anxiety and develop the connection really necessary for their brain and their body to work together in order to learn.”

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