About Academics

Comprehensive educational and related service programs at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) are individualized, specific to the unique communication and access needs of students who are deaf/hard of hearing or blind/visually impaired to develop independence and lifelong success.

FSDB is more than just a school.  Explore the pages within Academics to learn about Instructional Services and what makes our school different from other schools.  Educational programs at FSDB range from early intervention programming to elementary, middle and high schools, physical education, and continuing education programs.

Students of all ages and their family members benefit from Career Education, English for Speakers of Other Languages/English Language Learners, Interpreting Services, Instructional Technologies, the Learning Opportunities Center, Library and Media Services, Orientation and Mobility, and Positive Behavior Support programs and services.

Curriculum and professional development services at FSDB support the provision of top-notch educational programming by highly qualified personnel. Our teachers are certified in both the content areas they teach as well as in the education of students who are deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired.

Explore within and find out about the unique opportunities at FSDB for students to do more, be more, and achieve more!

Blind FSDB High School student in science lab   
FSDB Deaf Middle School students in synergistics lab
FSDB Blind Middle School students working on computers