Best of the Bronx: New York Institute for Special Education hosts Winter Olympics events for students

The developmentally disabled children have been preparing for months to show off their gold medal-worthy abilities.

The developmentally disabled children have been preparing for months to show off their gold medal-worthy abilities. (1/30/14)

THE BRONX - Students from the New York Institute for Special Education held their own version of the Winter Olympics Thursday afternoon.

The developmentally disabled children have been preparing for months to show off their gold medal-worthy abilities.

Teachers say the winter activities help boost their motor skills.

The New York Institute for Special Education has held the event for past 11 years.

For extended video of the Winter Olympics, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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