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  • Employability Center at Zach’s Place

    Students from the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind stepped in to help at Zach's Place, a local non-profit that provides respite care for special needs children and their siblings.
  • School for the Deaf – Earth Day

    Earth Day, April 22, was enthusiastically celebrated by K-12 students in the School for the Deaf. This special Earth Day celebration ended with students gathering around a new tree, planted in honor of Earth Day 2015.
  • SBG Trains Fine Arts Center Volunteers

    Recently, students, from the School for the Blind Student Body Government, visited the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center (FAC). The eight students trained FAC docents and staff to work with people who are visually impaired.
  • USAFA Cadets Visit CSDB

    United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) cadets and staff members from the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership visited CSDB recently. The visit provided more than a chance to see how students who are deaf or blind learn. The cadets gained insight into how people learn to optimize their sensory processing.
Low. Vision. Readers. A brief description about the history of the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind
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...Learning, Thriving, Leading

The Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) is a state-funded school within the Colorado Department of Education. The school was established for the purpose of providing comprehensive educational services for children, birth to age 21, who are blind/low vision and/or deaf/hard of hearing. Services are provided directly to students enrolled at the school, and outreach programs serve students, staff, and families in communities throughout Colorado.


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140th Birthday of CSDB

Colorado was still a territory when "The Colorado Institute for the Education of Mutes" was founded by Jonathan R. Kennedy in 1874. In 1893, the school was renamed the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind. Today, CSDB serves more than 500 students on campus and statewide.

Welcome to CSDB

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