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Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind

The Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind (VSDB) is a state agency that serves students whose primary disability involves vision or hearing loss.

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The educational program at VSDB addresses the needs of the whole child. The VSDB academic curriculum is based on the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) and is made accessible to all students with accommodations as deemed appropriate in each student's IEP. All students participate in Virginia Assessments according to their program of studies. Students pursue various diploma options based on credits earned for an Advanced Studies Diploma, a Standard Diploma, or an Applied Studies Diploma. For an Advanced Studies Diploma, students may choose to take American Sign Language (ASL) or Spanish as their foreign language option.

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For additional help regarding this service, please contact the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind.

For general help and information please contact:
Jane Nessar
By phone at (540) 332-9004 
By email at