More than 200 visually disabled and special needs pre-K to high school students participated in the annual New York Institute for Special Education science fair. This year's theme was focused on the impact of climate change on the environment.  Everything from tornadoes and heat waves to sea creatures was explored.  

"They want to show that they don't have lack of shouldn't distract them from achieving an education," said Science Teacher Fay Rahni.

The school was founded back in 1831 and it’s one of the oldest schools in the nation providing services for children with disabilities.