Hilary Norman works with a blind student using a laptop.

Teacher Spotlight: Hillary Norman


FSDB Teacher Hillary Norman is a master at employing “task analysis” to break down technology tasks for Blind Middle School students, enabling them to navigate technology and the world around them. She has a ritual in her classroom–during attendance, students each say something good about themselves. Norman also jumps in …  


Open House To Be Held On October 2, 2018


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) invites the community to attend an Open House on October 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Claude J. Kirk Auditorium on the school campus. The event is free to the public and provides guests and visitors the …  


FSDB student Thomas Rice speak into the microphone.

Blind Students Take Part In Radio Interview


On September 13, 2018, five students from the FSDB Blind Department went to the local Beach 105.5 FM radio station to talk about White Cane Safety Day awareness. Thomas Rice, Kaitlyn Deverson, David Hunt, Bailey Thomas, and Khayree Lofton were interviewed by Scott Reinhardt on the morning show Round Table …  


FSDB blind students savannah and Addison at the 2018 National Braille Challenge.

Congratulations to Savannah Lindberg of St. Augustine who placed third in the nation for the Sophomore group during the 2018 Braille Challenge Finals!  She and Addison Burgess of Orlando were among 50 blind and visually impaired students from across the country. Both girls traveled to Los Angeles, CA with their …  


FSDB Blind Department students visit Beach 105.5 radio station

Blind Students Featured On Radio Station


On September 29, 2017, five students from the FSDB Blind Department went to the local Beach 105.5 FM radio station to talk about White Cane Safety Day. Savannah, Luke, Dwayne, Jonathan, and Addison shared their experiences about orientation and mobility and why this annual national observance on October 15th is …