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Summer Youth Dates for 2016!

Summer Youth Dates for 2016!

Maybe you didn’t know this, but summer is pretty busy around the Colorado Center for the Blind … or maybe you’ve noticed. In case you didn’t know, each summer we run a number of distinct summer programs for youth, from Confidence Camp to College Prep, we have something to build skills an confidence from ages… Continue Reading Summer Youth Dates for 2016!

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Youth Updates & Upcoming Events

Youth Updates & Upcoming Events

The Colorado Center for the Blind Youth Programs have been busy in 2016.  Brent and others continue to make twice-monthly visits to the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind as part of our ongoing mentoring partnership with CSDB.  In January, We worked with 22 students combined in both the Bridges to Life Program… Continue Reading Youth Updates & Upcoming Events

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CCB & ACC Partner to Bring Acclaimed New Orleans Musician Henry Butler to Littleton

CCB & ACC Partner to Bring Acclaimed New Orleans Musician Henry Butler to Littleton

Henry Butler performance Date and Time: Thursday, 02/18/2016 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm Location: Littleton Campus – Waring Theatre (M2900) Arapahoe Community College and the Colorado Center for the Blind will welcome acclaimed musician Henry Butler to the ACC Littleton campus on Thursday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. in the Waring Theatre. The evening will begin… Continue Reading CCB & ACC Partner to Bring Acclaimed New Orleans Musician Henry Butler to Littleton

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Gwendolyn Goes on to Her Next Adventure

Gwendolyn Goes on to Her Next Adventure

Gwendolyn finished at the Center in December and returned to Arizona. With her she took new skills and confidence and a plan to investigate the Business Enterprise Program. We all know what a wonderful cook she is – Braille, travel and tech were her training goals while she was with us. We wish her luck… Continue Reading Gwendolyn Goes on to Her Next Adventure

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Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

Salem:  The Confidence to Succeed

Salem worked for two years to be able to come for training at the Center. She loves Braille, and more than once praised her Mom for insisting that her daughter be taught Braille when she became blind in middle school. After high school and a stint in college however, Salem began to realize that she… Continue Reading Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

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Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

It was “paleo man’s” turn on December 3. That refers to his diet and his grad meal, for the record. “was that a great meal?” exclaimed Kimberley, who presented Jerad with his Freedom Bell. “I want to thank you for kicking my behind every day of my program,” Jerad told his instructors. For their part,… Continue Reading Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

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The Gentleman from Missouri

The Gentleman from Missouri

Curtis was the perfect gentleman as always during the love session at his graduation. He simply said “Thank you” with a grin, and continued to soak up all the praise and affection heaped on him by his fellow students and instructors. The praise is easy to understand. He cooked a great meal – feeding the… Continue Reading The Gentleman from Missouri

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