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 …  


FSDB Ms. Stein and student dress in Colonial attire.

BMS Students Experience Colonial Life


Last year, students in Edith Stein’s Blind Middle School Social Studies classes at FSDB experienced a “Taste of Rome” (ancient Rome) sampling raw foods and olive oil while listening to the first human melody found, dated to 1400 B.C. This year, students in Stein’s class travelled back in time to …  


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 …  


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ASL Interactive Course Starts October 16


Free to family members and professionals communicating and working directly with deaf children! No experience necessary! ASL Interactive is an opportunity for families and professionals to learn American Sign Language (ASL) through an online video chat room setting. While learning vocabulary, grammar, and culture, each individual’s specific signing needs will be …  


FSDB senior Samy Vital runs the football during an Aug. 9 practice.

Positive Attitude No.1


T.E.A.M has been an acronym bandied so long the cliché could probably collect Social Security checks. While that is the motto for the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind football program, second-year head coach Christian DeNight has a different definition. DeNight wants the Dragons to be Tough-minded; Earn …