ASL, O&M and First Aid Classes for FSDB Parents

The FSDB Parent Services program is offering three different classes for parents and caregivers – an American Sign Language class (several sessions), an Orientation & Mobility Class, and a First Aid & CPR Certification class.

American Sign Language classes will be held at 3:05-4:05 pm on April 4, 11, 18, 25 and May 2, 9, 16, 2014 in Moore Hall. Learn ASL and practice with other parents.

The FSDB Parent Services program is offering an Orientation & Mobility class for parents and caregivers at 4:00-5:30 pm on April 3, 2014 in Moore Hall. Learn what it is like to walk in your child’s shoes by wearing vision loss simulation goggles as you tour the school campus.

FSDB parents and primary caregivers are also invited to attend a First Aid & CPR Certification class at 9:00-11:30 am on April 4, 2014 in Moore Hall. Learn life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED) and first aid skills.

RSVPs are strongly encouraged, as space is limited. Travel reimbursement is available for registered parents from outside St. Johns county. For more information, contact Misty Porter, 904.827.2988 or 904.201.4527 VP.

Contributed by Misty Porter, Parent Services Program

About FSDB
Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) is a fully accredited state public school and outreach center available tuition-free to eligible pre-K and K-12 deaf/hard of hearing and blind/visually impaired students. Comprehensive educational services at FSDB are individualized, specific to the unique communication and accessibility needs of each student for independence and lifelong success. FSDB gratefully accepts private donations to support vital programs that directly benefit students and are not paid by state general revenue funds. To visit the school or to learn more about eligibility for enrollment, contact 1-800-344-3732. For more information, visit www.fsdb.k12.fl.us.

Online ASL Classes Beginning Now

ASL Interactive: Online Courses Available! Fall 2013 Session begins 9/9/13. This is free to family members and professionals communicating and working with deaf children! Use this survey to get started http://bit.ly/138ue53
Please contact Aimee McDonald at mcdonalda@fsdb.k12.fl.us with any questions.