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New ASL Interactive Online Course for 2018


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be offering an ASL Interactive: Online Course starting on September 10, 2018. The course is free for FSDB family members and professionals who communicate and work directly with deaf and hard of hearing children; no experience necessary. About the Course The ASL Interactive: …  


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 volunteers help landscape the Cultural Arts Center.

The St. Johns Cultural Council transformed the front area at the Cultural Arts Center in St. Augustine Beach to an inviting courtyard with the help of council volunteers and volunteers from the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. The bold initiative of the “Courtyard Beautification Project” was led …  


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 …  


Alex Trebek and Justin Cosgrove

Justin Cosgrove Featured On Jeopardy!


The Jeopardy! game show on June 21, 2018, featured FSDB Blind High School Assistant Principal Justin Cosgrove. He was one of three contestants, taking second place. “Being on Jeopardy fulfilled a lifelong dream. I am really grateful for the support from my family, friends, and everyone here at FSDB. I …