Colorado Center for the Blind
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Braille in the Great Outdoors

The weather’s been great, so Jen took her Braille classes outside one day last week. They took turns reading aloud from a Braille book. Can’t think of a more relaxing way to learn the critical skills of literacy for the blind!

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Shout out to our visitors from Front Range Christian School!

We want to give a shout out to students and staff and parents from Front Range Christian School, who toured the Center on April 7. It’s become an annual event, with 26 students coming this year, and 8 adults. Robert talked and answered questions, along with the aid of Ceci and Suzie. Then the three… Continue Reading Shout out to our visitors from Front Range Christian School!

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Swolly-ness is Holiness: Ryan’s Pull Up Station

Everyone does a project in Wood Shop, and since Ryan is a fitness professional he built a pull-up station in our gym:

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A Menu with Flair: Ceci’s Mini Meal

Tilapia and ratatouille were served to fifteen with flair for Ceci’s mini-meal, but that was no surprise!

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And No One Left Hungry from Julie’s Mini Meal

Julie admits she’d barely cooked at all before coming to the Center, but now she’s cooked and served a meal for fifteen! And no one left hungry … no one!

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Beeping Easter Eggs with @TelecomPioneers & Warm Weather Youth Plans

Editor’s Note: An update from our Youth Services Director Brent Batron about what’s coming tomorrow and through the summer for blind youth. Usually the second Saturday of each month is the FAST program at the Center, however this month we will be participate in the Pioneers Easter Egg Hunt! Information is below. Other upcoming events… Continue Reading Beeping Easter Eggs with @TelecomPioneers & Warm Weather Youth Plans

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Taking Charge of the Deep-fryer with Confidence & Deliciousness! #LivetheLifeYouWant

On Tuesday all four Home Management classes took charge of the deep-fryer, making a “copy-cat” chicken recipe. Watch to see how things turned out!

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Julie and Serena Making it smooth!

Both Julie and Serena are new to the Wood Shop class, but Chirs has them in touch with the beginning’s of a refinishing project.

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Jamie Principato Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

We are excited to feature our former math tutor and continuing collaborator on Science, Technology and Math projects, Jamie Principato, who is a Semi-finalist for the $25,000 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, offered by the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco. Please watch her application video: Jamie Principato Rocket Scientist Semi-finalist for… Continue Reading Jamie Principato Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

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Graham Norwood Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

We are excited to feature our current student, Graham Norwood, who is a Semi-finalist for the $25,000 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, offered by the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco. Please watch his application video: Graham Norwood Singer and songwriter, current student Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize The inspiration for the… Continue Reading Graham Norwood Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

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