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 …  


Tim Slater, FSDB Technology Specialist

Apple Distinguished Educators Program


What is the Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE) program? According to the Apple website: “In 1994, Apple created the ADE program to recognize K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using Apple technology to transform teaching and learning. These are the educators who are looking to change the world. They are …  


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 …  


Why I Love My Cane and What It Means to Me


I have limited side or peripheral vision, a condition that is also known as “tunnel vision”, where I am not able to see what’s on my sides or what’s coming from up or down, such a step off or a dangerous snake on the floor. This is where the white …  


FSDB quarterback Matthew Guillou prepares to hand off the football during a recent practice.

FSDB Football Preview 2018


New coach Travis Homewood brings familiar formula to Dragons football program thirsty for success. The FSDB football team has won one game in the last two years. There may be more interest in playing in the marsh behind campus at sunset than under the lights at Usina Field. First-year coach Homewood …