Ky. School for the Blind brings track and field competition to visually impaired students
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Kentucky School for the Blind brings visually impaired kids together with a day of fun outside on the track.
The regional track and field competition invites blind and visually impaired students from schools for the blind in Ohio, Indiana and Tennessee to compete in events like shot put, long jump, high jump, and running.
All of the participants attend schools for the blind throughout the region. Parents say the kids live for this day.
"It gives them a chance to meet with other children from different states that have some of the same things going on," said Jennifer Burgan.
Parents say it's important for the kids not to let a disability stop them from doing what they want to do.
And at this event, they say everyone is a winner.
WDRB Photojournalist Emily Evans headed out to the event Wednesday. Check out the action in the above video clip.
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