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Colorado Gives Day ad for December 8, 2015
Support us on Colorado Gives Day 2015 – an easy way to make an impact! It’s only a month away – Colorado Gives Day 2015, and a great opportunity to support our programs and philosophy at the Colorado Center for the Blind! You know that we don’t just teach blindness Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Six people work their clay on pottery wheels
For “Shared Visions” CCB and ACC students work side by side, and works by both will be shown on November 19-20. For nearly two decades, Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art classes at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Initially drawn to us because she was curious about Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Man holding his bell high as he rings it, a woman stands beside him applauding
Zach’s day was Wednesday, October 28, a day to celebrate what he now “does” after nine months of training at the Center, and the confidence he has as a blind person for the things he will do in the future. The photo of him ringing his Freedom Bell above shows Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
We are excited about our new partnership with Karate Denver’s in Littleton. Martial Arts has long been a part of our Independence Training Program (ITP), and we’ve included classes in our Summer Youth and Senior Programs as well. Like everything we teach and do at the Center, it really comes Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
a young woman wearing sleep shades carries a large pot of boiling pasta to the strainer at the sink
Haylee made it all look easy and well-organized in the weeks and days before her graduation. Haylee might have been a little stressed out as she approached her graduation day, but to all outward appearances, she made it all look seamless, right down to her quick change of outfits prior Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Woman wearing sleepshades stands beside a row of hotel pans filled with food
Cynthia with her graduation meal for 60 lined up inside the serving window. Her job is done at this point, and her selected servers are about to take over. Cynthia finished her final weeks in the Independence Training Program (ITP) while working her new part-time job. Thus she finished things Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
A woman wearing sleep shades returns to the Center with her white cane in one hand and umbrella in the other
We were delighted to host six staff members from the Wyoming Independent Living (WIL) Visually Impaired Program (VIP), which provides services for Older individuals who are Blind across Wyoming for a two-day professional training on blindness. Duncan, Wayne, Anahit and Petr gave a thorough overview of blindness and aging, as Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Daniel’s Mini-meal was an all-vegan triumph. Here he mixes a tofu-based sour cream substitute. They had both kitchens to themselves on Tuesday as Home Management staff took other students on shopping trips in advance of the NFB of Colorado convention next week. Daniel and Marcus spread out and did their Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Four Seniors with earphones listen intently, pocket-sized receivers on the table in front of them.
Members of the Tuesday Senior group listen intently to the discussion at a recent meeting. While the three ladies use the familiar over-the-ear headphones, John is wearing a single earphone. A couple of weeks ago Student and Senior Services Specialist Wayne Marshall presented this question to our Independence Training Program Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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Hey, there’s something in the air today, the first day of October! It’s coming from the kitchens here at the Center. Here’s the menu of what students are preparing this morning … and it’s just the morning class: Spaghetti bolognese ravioli with chorizo sauce & garlic bread Homemade pepperoni lovers Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke