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Wfaa.com: Horseback riding therapy for autism

Wfaa.com: Horseback riding therapy for autism

Working with animals can be healing for people like Brendan Pritchard.

“It makes me happy,” said Brendan, 20, when asked about riding horses.

A longtime therapeutic equestrian rider, Brendan said horses have taught him a lot about caring, communication and one more thing.

“They teach me to be confident,” said

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Wfaa.com: Mom creates nonprofit that helps adults with autism

Wfaa.com: Mom creates nonprofit that helps adults with autism

Jamie Wheeler-Matlock’s nonprofit helps nurture social skills and community outreach for teens and adults on the autism spectrum. (Photo: WFAA)

It’s the simple things, like new friends and making memories that Jamie Wheeler-Matlock wanted for her daughter.

Like most moms, Jamie needed to keep her daughter busy this summer.

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