• Our Mission

    To prepare individuals to reach their limitless potential by providing superior staff, facilities, training, and programs. 


    Our Purpose

    To transform the lives of those we serve beyond all expectations. 


    Our Vision

    To be the recognized leader of diverse residential and community-based education, rehabilitation, and employment programs that prepare individuals who are Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind, and multidisabled to reach their potential in education, independence, and career. 

Upcoming Events


  •  Grady Harrison (far right) with fellow students in this summer’s Short-Term Programs course.

    Short-Term Programs & The Expanded Core Curriculum

    AIDB has expanded its statewide services with the opening of Short-Term Programs located at AIDB-North Campus in Decatur, Alabama.

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  •  Julia Fleming uses a computer with no monitor to create her resumé and apply for employment.

    The Future's So Bright, For AFCB

    “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” by 1980s rock band Timbuk 3 became a life metaphor resonating with Alabama Freedom Center for the Blind students and staff because learning shades that completely block any residual sight are a critical part of learning techniques that empower independence.

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  • Braxton Gardner, Tamya DeWitt, and Chrislynn Oliver enjoy an after-school snack in the kitchen.

    Finding Independence in Community

    With the opening of the new Independent Living Center at Alabama School for the Blind, students have the opportunity to spend an entire school year learning independent living skills while living in community with others.

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