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Can a Geek Be a Good Cook? David’s Mini Meal

Well, yes! And a geek who is blind can be too, as David describes how he’s come from being only able to warm up frozen French fries to making Shepherd’s Pie for fifteen people.

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Congrats to Another Martial Arts Class!

Another Martial Arts group finished up on Tuesday, earning their orange belts from

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Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

We have three graduations this week – Courtney, or C.G. as she has been known in her time at CCB, graduated on Monday, Suzie today, wednesday, and Ellen finishes on Thursday. All of them finished excellent wood shop projects last week. Ellen built a very nice bookshelf, and both C.G. and Suzie made the first… Continue Reading Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

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CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

Here’s a photo from the April 20 grants awards ceremony at ENT Credit Union in Colorado Springs. The grant is for $5,000 in recognition of our wirk with blind and visually impaired youth in the Pikes Peak area. In particular, our mentoring program at the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind was highlighted.… Continue Reading CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

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Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

“Is Suzie here this morning?” asked Daniel yesterday at morning announcements. “No!” protested Suzie This is how it goes sometimes near the end of a student’s program – things can get bunched up a bit. Suzie will graduate on May 10. On Tuesday this week, she completed her Monster Route – traveling to four places… Continue Reading Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

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Sleepshades, Cinnamon Pudding Cake & Seniors In Charge May 2017

You wouldn’t have needed to be told that Dorine’s Cinnamon-Pudding Cake was an award-winner if you had been anywhere near the Center’s kitchen this afternoon. It’s our spring Seniors in Charge week, and we have five dynamic seniors determined to keep living the lives they want. This afternoon, of course, they were cooking and baking… Continue Reading Sleepshades, Cinnamon Pudding Cake & Seniors In Charge May 2017

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Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

Believe it or not, the forecasts were correct, snow came in Friday night and is still falling Saturday morning of the last weekend in April. So here’s a warm thought. Serena made applesauce from scratch on Thursday in Home Management – peeling, coring, chopping, cooking and putting the mixture through the food processor. She’s got… Continue Reading Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

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Just can’t stop makin’ those drops – Congrats C.G.!

We have a lot of students nearing the completion of their training programs at the Center, and that always means a steady stream of drops and support drops each week. On Wednesday, C.G. did her final and independent drop, getting back to the Center in no time, even though she naturally had no idea where… Continue Reading Just can’t stop makin’ those drops – Congrats C.G.!

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Seniors Attend Audio-described Production of “Mama Mia”

Here’s a pic of some of our seniors at Chili’s last Saturday, after attending the audio-described performance of “Mama Mia” at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The Seniors used it as a fund-raiser, raising over $200. They keep a small donation fund going to help out with the expenses of various Senior activities… Continue Reading Seniors Attend Audio-described Production of “Mama Mia”

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Graham’s Tech Project

It just so happens that Graham graduated today, but we’re posting a sample of his Tech Class project. He of course worked with screen readers and other tools in his Tech Class, but as a songwriter and musician with a fair bit of recording experience, he wanted to try his hand at recording and mixing… Continue Reading Graham’s Tech Project

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