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FSDB Board Meeting December 8, 2017

On December 8, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a Board meeting from 9:00 am until the conclusion of business. The board meeting will be held in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development (CLD). All meetings are open to the …  


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An Interview With Pianist Marcus Roberts

For the now fifty-four years old Marcus Roberts, it’s been over thirty years since the pianist made his auspicious debut as one of the young lions of jazz along with Wynton Marsalis. Then, barely in his twenties, he joined Marsalis’ band spearheading a movement that eschewed the electronic driven fusion …  


FSDB Ms. Beckham performing in front of here class

November Teacher Spotlight – Kristen Beckham

Kristen Beckham is a reading teacher in the Blind Elementary-Middle School at FSDB.  On any given day, she assists student readers using laptops with magnification, screen readers such as Jaws, BrailleNotes, and thick white braille books.  Students might be working at tables or on the couch, moving around or sitting …