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Christopher: Keep your heart open

A big heart and steadfast determination to finish his training at the Center despite significant health challenges are the things that fellow students and staff remarked on again and again Friday morning when Christopher was awarded his Bell of Freedom. Julie Deden noted the disruption in the middle of his program as she presented his… Continue Reading Christopher: Keep your heart open

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Alum Reem Graduates CC of Aurora with 4.0

(Editor’s Note: This press release was forwarded to us by the Community College of Aurora, and it is certainly worthy to be shared with all. Congratulations to Reem!) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DISABLED STUDENT RISES TO THE CHALLENGE TO GRADUATE Reem Hamodi Graduates with 4.0 GPA May 9, 2016 – Aurora, CO – When Reem Hamodi… Continue Reading Alum Reem Graduates CC of Aurora with 4.0

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April Snow Showers, Community & Comcast Cares

We’re still buzzing with the excitement of last Saturday. It’s not just the work, but it’s spirit of the folks who came and the shared effort! Saturday, April 30 dawned to several inches of wet snow on the Center’s grounds, and temperatures in the mid-30s. The rain mixed with snow continued all morning and afternoon,… Continue Reading April Snow Showers, Community & Comcast Cares

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Bring Your Snowshoes, Just in Case!

Twenty-four blind and visually-impaired Front Range youth spent the weekend of April 22-24 in Estes Park. It had been planned as a snow-shoe trip, but instead the kids and 9 adults took a 6-and-ahalf mile hike in Rocky Mountain Park. For the past couple of years the Center has cosponsored a snowshoeing trip for blind… Continue Reading Bring Your Snowshoes, Just in Case!

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What Color Is Tuesday? Haylee’s Speech

This is Haylee’s speech for our short-term public speaking class, given last fall before she graduated. Not only did we learn about synesthesia from Haylee, we also learned during the question-and-answer segment (not shown) from Tabea how she and her sister Sarah argued as children over things like what color Tuesday was. They both had… Continue Reading What Color Is Tuesday? Haylee’s Speech

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Joey’s Hollywood Ending

Joey wanted to return to the Center for a full training program ever since he came to a summer program as a teenager in 2005. Finally, his Dad put the question in his mind – was he ready to take care of himself if something happened to his parents? That’s when Joey went into action.… Continue Reading Joey’s Hollywood Ending

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Shelby: The Choir Director Gets Her Bell

Shelby’s graduation on April 8 brought her parents and, grandparents all the way from South Carolina, as well as a family friend who lives in Scotland. Shelby came to the Center as a brand-new high school grad last summer, and so it was the second time her parents and grandparents had been to the Center… Continue Reading Shelby: The Choir Director Gets Her Bell

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Vika: If I can cook for 64, I can cook for my family someday

On April 6 it was Vika’s turn to ring her Bell of Freedom. She cooked a meal of barbecued chicken, potato wedges that used 30 pounds of spuds, and peach cobbler. When Julie asked if if she’d ever done any cooking before coming to the Center, she said no. “My parents were afraid I would… Continue Reading Vika: If I can cook for 64, I can cook for my family someday

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Peter: This is your journey to make

Peter culminated his amazing journey on April 1 with his grad meal and the Bell of Freedom he worked so hard to earn. “It was suggested that I come here 20 years ago,” Peter toldus. “I didn’t because I didn’t believe I was blind.” Indeed, Peter came from Brooklyn as one of our more mature… Continue Reading Peter: This is your journey to make

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Marcus’s Speed Bag Project

Marcus has made plenty of things in wood shop, before and after coming to the Center. So when it came time to do a final project, he chose something for the Center. By the way, it’s used almost every day.

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