Wellness Committee/Blind student running on gym floor.

FSDB is committed to creating a campus environment that promotes and protects the overall health and well-being of all students and staff, as required by federal law. Accordingly, FSDB will assemble a representative Wellness Committee that will meet to set goals for and monitor for the development and implementation of …  


Jasymn with award
Eyes of the Blind

I was born with bilateral cataracts and had to have surgery twice as a baby. Once when I was six months old and a second time when I was seven months old. As a result of the two operations, I have to wear thick glasses. I never got intraocular lens …  


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Chip In For Youth 2017

FSDB is a participating charity again this year with Chip in for Youth, which allows FSDB to sell discounted tickets for THE PLAYERS Championship, a PGA tournament held each May at TPC Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. FSDB receives $25 of each tickets sold to benefit campus programs …  


Oberman posing with artwork on the wall.
Teacher Spotlight: Connie Oberman

Connie Oberman teaches in the FSDB Blind High School. Before working at FSDB, she was employed as a child advocate for abused and neglected children in the St. Johns County Guardian Ad Litem Program. Oberman was received honors as 2014-2015 School Related Employee of the Year and 2016-2017 Blind High …  


Marcus Roberts at this piano.
Celebrating Black History Month

Every year, Black History Month is observed at FSDB to celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans throughout history, including deaf and hard of hearing pioneers. Deaf High School Instructional Assistant Dottie Smith has supported this program for the past five years. Below you will learn about three pioneers who have …  


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February 24 Board Meeting Notice

On February 24, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a regular Board meeting at 9:00 am in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development (CLD). Board meetings are open to the public; American Sign Language interpreters will be provided. …  


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