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  • Alternate Friday Schedule

    The school year is off and running! The 3rd through 5th grade students, in the School for the Deaf, are adjusting well to the new routines, schedules, and teachers.
  • Employability Center

    The students and staff, in the Employability Center, have been concentrating on reaching student goals, as outlined in the strategic plan. Seniors are preparing for future work placements including mock interviews, preparing job-related paperwork, timesheets and opening bank accounts.
  • Reading Buddies

    Students, in the School for the Blind, spent Friday afternoon reading books to each other as Reading Buddies. Overall, the students’ attitudes and interests in their reading and listening skills increased.
  • CSDB Pilots Family-Centered Early Education Program

    In the School for the Deaf, Preschool-2nd grade, CSDB is piloting an exciting program. The new Family-Centered Early Education Program (FCEE) focuses on engaging parents, in the education of their children.
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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American Sign Language Classes

Beginning September 15, American Sign Language(ASL) classes will be offered to community members, each Tuesday evening, 5:30-7:00 p.m.


Becoming a Partner can be one of the most rewarding choices your company can make. Featured partners with CSDB: Nob Hill Lions Club, Colorado Center for the Blind and Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Learn how these three agencies are positively impacting students at CSDB.
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Did You Know…

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.

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