FSDB Girls Goallball National Championship Team 2018

Goalball Teams Sweep National Championships


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) hosted the 2018 US Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) High School Goalball National Championships on November 1-3, 2018, in the Copeland Fitness Center. Six girls teams and eight boys teams from across the country traveled to St. Augustine to compete …  


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 …