Colorado Center for the Blind
Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance

Cooking with Christian #HowEyeSeeIt

Mastering the ordinary is not extraordinary for blind people, but that mastery is the foundation for living the lives we want extraordinarily! Christian has been doing a lot of cooking this week, putting in place more of the building blocks for the future he wants for himself.

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A Bow Tie (Pasta) Occasion: Jimmy’s Mini-meal

While one fund-raising organization is sponsoring the #HowEyeSeeIt social media campaign designed to show that blind people can’t do anything, our students here at the Colorado Center for the Blind keep learning every day that they can “Take Charge with Confidence” and “Live the Lives We Want.” Take Jimmy’s mini-meal for example …

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The first cut is the hardest: Marlene on the chop saw

… or maybe it’s not if you have a career behind you as a surgical nurse.

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No let-up this week – not with Seniors in Charge!

Littleton’s 2016 Western Welcome Week, including our tours and participation in the Saturday parade, was sure a lot of fun! This week has already seen Matt complete his support drop, our canoeing trip postponed due to thunder, our first rock climbing trip today for the (really?) fall! Even as the 10-day Western Welcome Week celebration… Continue Reading No let-up this week – not with Seniors in Charge!

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Everybody loves the #WesternWelcomeWeek Parade!

Students and staff are getting ready for tomorrow’s Western Welcome Week Parade – the highlight of the 10-day celebration in Littleton. After opening our doors for tours and at the same time graduating two of our students, it’s a fun way to end the week. What could be better than walking down the middle of… Continue Reading Everybody loves the #WesternWelcomeWeek Parade!

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Tuesday Morning Snapshots

While Marlene is getting ready to serve her final graduation meal (for 60) and Brigid is working on her own grad meal for tomorrow, let’s look back at Tuesday morning. Unfortunately, the extraordinary smells of both Christian’s chicken kababs and Kierr’s pot of red beans and rice cooking all Tuesday morning cannot be conveyed successfully… Continue Reading Tuesday Morning Snapshots

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Out of Chute Number 18, the Thursday CCB Tour for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

Thursday, August 18 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. That’s right, this rodeo isn’t over yet! If you missed the fun on Monday evening, you still have another shot tomorrow. Nearly 70 of our Littleton neighbors (and some who happened to be visiting from out of town) stopped by the Colorado Center for the Blind to… Continue Reading Out of Chute Number 18, the Thursday CCB Tour for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

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Crunchy & Amazing: Farhan Makes Somosas for His Mini-meal!

Farhan came to the center from Pakistan because he believed that the confidence and self-reliance in our tag line mean greater independence and opportunity for him. Here he is, a little past the mid-point in his training, making really amazing (and crunchy) samosas for 15 guests, and you can feel his new confidence!

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A Littleton Slugger, Independent Travel, Fear and Progress

Warren completed his woodshop project this week. We’ll call it a “Littleton Slugger”, which he turned on the mini-lathe. He plans to have all his instructors sign it when he graduates and returns home to Philadelphia. Wednesday Brigid successfully completed her support drop and Marlene went on her solo drop. Oh yeah, Marlene made it… Continue Reading A Littleton Slugger, Independent Travel, Fear and Progress

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What’s Goal Ball? Martin, Warren & Jimmy Preview Demos for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

Littleton’s Western Welcome Week starts … Well, tomorrow! Next week we will give tours and promised that we’ll do Goal Ball demonstrations in the gym, and even let guests take their turn if they like. So, Martin, Warren and Jimmy went down to the gym this week to demonstrate some basics for those who’ve never… Continue Reading What’s Goal Ball? Martin, Warren & Jimmy Preview Demos for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

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