Make the most of your online shopping this year – buy the wonderful holiday gifts you want, and support the Colorado Center for the Blind. Amazon’s Smile program contributes a small percentage of each eligible purchase to your selected nonprofit, and the Colorado Center for the Blind is on the list. Just go to smile.amazon.com… Continue Reading Shopping Online? Choose Us on Amazon Smile
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Month: November 2015
The national Federation of the Blind turns 75 today! The NFB was formed in 1940 to bring the collective voice of the blind into being. Blind people in 1940 had little chance to be employed in meaningful jobs or to attend college. Some did, and in a number of states the blind had organized. On… Continue Reading Happy 75th Birthday NFB!
For most of us, the run up to the Thanksgiving holiday doesn’t conjure thoughts of sharks, but it does here at the Colorado Center for the Blind. That’s because for nearly a decade, Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison has been conducting his shark dissection here with blind kids from around the Denver Metro… Continue Reading Shark Dissection Day This Friday!
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 skills, as important as they are, but aim for that belief in those blindness skills that lead to confidence and… Continue Reading Colorado Gives Day on December 8!
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 how blind people experience art (such as the stone carvings she produces), she has become one of North America’s leading teachers, advocates and innovators with respect… Continue Reading “Shared Visions” – A Collaboration with ACC’s Dept. of Art & Design
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 just how ready he was… Continue Reading Zach Turns “I Can’ts” into “Can Dos!”