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Kelly in sleep shades and mask turns her head to her right while she brushes a white horse named Booger with her left hand. Booger is sticking his tongue out.
Monday August 3 students and staff at the Colorado Center for the Blind met up with members of the Arapahoe County Sheriff Offices Mounted Unit at nearby Sterne Park. When Lt. Rich Anselmi, the unit’s commander first contacted Executive Director Julie Deden a while back about planning something together, Julie Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Two young Black men wearing COVID masks and holding white canes stand under leafy trees.
Last month we celebrated Juneteenth for the first time at the center, thanks to a request made by two of our students, Q and James, shown left to right above. James is from Georgia and wanted to have a Juneteenth celebration because the day is celebrated back home. Julie readily Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Bishoy and Mark listening to NFB2020 Convention
Here are Bishoy and Mark taking in the National Association of Blind Merchants meeting, which for those involved in blind vendors programs or aspiring to be, is always crammed with a mix of exciting entrepreneurial presentations and gritty details about things like cashless systems. Every summer we pack ourselves up, Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Robert is serving as a judge for the student “Chopped” contest
By Julie Deden Always a favorite with students and staff, Robert here is serving as a judge for the student “Chopped” contest. He also often benefitted from cookies, biscuits and many things with bacon in them. For the past 16 years when you called the Center, you would talk to Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Charis holding her Bell of Freedom standing next to Julie in the Front Lobby at the CCB
Today Charis is graduating from the center. Hers will be a unique graduation, with the actual Freedom Bell ceremony and the “love session” that typically follows being conducted on Zoom for social distancing purposes. No hug from Julie. Charis was just one week away from finishing her program when we Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
CCB Summer Tech Instructor engaged with his laptop and Smart Phone
(Editor’s Note: We don’t blame you for wondering what is up with our summer programs for youth. The coronavirus and the subsequent shutdown orders put us into a scramble, affecting not only our youth programs, but seniors and the Independence Training Program, too. Here’s an announcement from our Youth Services Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
FAST - (Fun Activities & Skills Training) logo
Who? Blind students of all ages and their families What? CCB’s bi-weekly FAST Zoom call When Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm MDT Where? We will hold this meeting on the Zoom Meeting platform Join the Colorado Center for the Blind this upcoming Friday, June 5, 2020 at 7:00 Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Corey and David talk about traffic sounds before making a street crossing
You know, this pandemic shutdown has been going on for a minute. Especially if you are a student at the Colorado Center for the Blind, or someone waiting to come, or someone newly blind and trying to figure out how to do the simplest things you used to do now Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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Editor’s Note: Here’s some news from Youth Director Martin Becerra-Miranda. He’s been busy hosting lots of Zoom meetings for our staff and ITP students for the past month. But he’s also had time to think about what he wants to do with our FAST (Fun Skills Activities and Training) for Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke