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  Please use this form to rate the Quality and Usefulness of the information and resources provided by the Florida & Virgin Islands (FAVI) Deaf-Blind Collaborative through our website, Facebook, […]


Meet the FAVI Deaf-Blind Collaborative Team!

FAVI Deaf-Blind Collaborative STAFF The Florida and Virgin Islands (FAVI) Deaf-Blind Collaborative team are five professionals who combine our backgrounds of education and experience to develop trainings and resources that […]

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Pam Kissoondyal, Family Specialist

Pam Kissoondyal, Family Specialist My name is Pam Kissoondyal.  My husband and I have two wonderful children (well three wonderful children if you count our dog – Boxer). Alec is 16 […]


Talented Student Losing Vision Communicates Through His Art…

READ MORE HERE Winfield recently came to the Conklin Center because his eyesight had diminished so significantly he had to quit his job. He is learning non-visual techniques to help […]


Shelly Voelker, Family & Information Specialist

Shelly Voelker, Ed.D., Family & Information Specialist My first and most important job is mother of four children.  After losing my oldest child Noah, in 2009, I adopted three young […]

Needs Assessment surveys

  Your participation in FAVI Deaf-Blind Collaborative Needs Assessment surveys helps us to better serve the children, young adults, families, and teams who are constituents of Florida’s deaf-blind project. The Team Member Needs Assessment […]

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