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Student raise hands and cheer 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/visually impaired 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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Students and staff sit in front of the main building in 1889.

Did You Know…

Video is audio described. 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 700 students on campus and statewide.


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