Students from Valley View Elementary try on fire helmets courtesy of the Roswell Fire Department during Special Needs Day at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair, Tuesday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo)
The state fair has once again kicked off and holding true to tradition Tuesday was Special Needs Day.
“It’s a great chance to determine if (the kids) like the fair,” said Julie Donahue, the developmental specialist at Los Pasitos, a school for children ages 0 to 3 who have developmental delays or are at risk. “For some kids (the day) is just enough fair, but for some they find that they love the rides or the animals and then parents can bring them back.”
From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. a schedule of events had the kids from Login to read more