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Posts by Dan Burke

Knight’s No-choice Cafe: Warren’s Philly Mini-meal

It was a true taste of Philly when Warren served his Mini-meal for fifteen last month. HIGHLIGHTING the menu were Amorosa Kaiser Rolls flown direct from the bakery in Philly and iced Wawa coffee. And there were other touches, despite the No-choice ‘menu … ut we’ll let Warren and his guests tell you all about… Continue Reading Knight’s No-choice Cafe: Warren’s Philly Mini-meal

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Seniors & @WEFitWellness – You Gotta Move!

This week Jessica Beecham led a workouq for our Tuesday morning Seniors group.  It’s part of our partnership with WE Fit Wellness. To stay healthy, we gotta keep moving!

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Summer students take their shot with water rockets!

Saturday, July 16 was our Summer Science Seminar. With 24 summer youth we divided into three groups and rotated between three science activities. Martin strapped on the Go Pro and followed all three groups through their water rocket activity with Jamie Principato, a blind physics student who just finished her Associate’s degree at Arapahoe Community… Continue Reading Summer students take their shot with water rockets!

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Summer Interns at @TheRightStepInc Braille the Saddle Bags

Christina, Keaton and Marie are working as interns for our long-time partners, The Right Step this summer. In fact, it’s Marie’s second year in our summer program and working at The Right Step. Their work includes cleaning stalls, cleaning old horse shoes to be reused, cleaning tack and taking care of the horses. This morning… Continue Reading Summer Interns at @TheRightStepInc Braille the Saddle Bags

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So Much to Keep Up With, Too Fun to Miss Any!

It’s a rocking week at the Center! After being away at the NFB Convention for two of our Tuesday gardening days, the Tech classes checked things out this week. Japanese eggplant was ready and everyone got a little excited about the peach tree we planted a couple of years ago. It’s the first year it’s… Continue Reading So Much to Keep Up With, Too Fun to Miss Any!

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Hitting the Wave: Summer Students Go Rafting

We’re back! The 2016 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind, which all staff and students in our Independence Training Program and our summer students attended in Orlando from June 30 to July 5. Everyone flew back last Wednesday. Summer students and staff had just one day to do laundry, get groceries in their… Continue Reading Hitting the Wave: Summer Students Go Rafting

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Our Independence Training Program Video Updated for 2016

We’ve updated our Independence Training Program in time for the National Federation of the Blind’s 2016 convention June 30 to July 5 in Orlando. There are new voices as well as well-known ones, new insights and time-tested gems as well about how the Center’s program can help blind students take charge of their lives with… Continue Reading Our Independence Training Program Video Updated for 2016

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CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

Skills and confidence in the kitchen are the twin goals our Home Management instructors have for their students. So a while back they ratcheted up the expectations – and the fun – with CCB’s own version of the Food Network‘s reality cooking show Chopped. The four combined classes were each divided into two teams of… Continue Reading CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

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Breaking Blind: How a Blind Person Washes a Car

If you didn’t know it already, Maureen is diva of the Breaking Blind YouTube channel. Teaching Home Management at the Colorado Center for the Blind is just her day job. This video was shot late last summer, and is timely now that the weather’s finally turned hot again …

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Peter’s Alabaster Horse

Tactile art classes, taught by sculptor Ann Cunningham, have been a unique part of training at the Colorado Center for the Blind since the 1990s. Students might work in stone, clay, make tactile drawings with Ann’s Sensational Drawing Board, or go wherever their creative sense pulls them. Just before his graduation from the Center and… Continue Reading Peter’s Alabaster Horse

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