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'These kids need to be needed and farming gives them that'

A family in Dorset is running a farm with livestock used for animal-assisted therapy. The team there are qualified in teaching, special educational needs, and occupational therapy, and they work with about 20 schools through Dorset and Somerset.

Source: 'These kids need to be needed and farming gives them that'