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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

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 …  


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FSDB October 27, 2017 Board Meeting


On October 27, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold an Audit Committee meeting at 8:00 am and an Endowment Investment meeting at 8:45 am. The Board meeting will be held from 9:30 am until the conclusion of business. The committee …  


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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 …