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Make the most of your online shopping this year – buy the wonderful holiday gifts you want, and support the Colorado Center for the Blind. Amazon’s Smile program contributes a small percentage of each eligible purchase to your selected nonprofit, and the Colorado Center for the Blind is on the list. Just go to smile.amazon.com… Continue Reading Shopping Online? Choose Us on Amazon Smile

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Happy 75th Birthday NFB!

The national Federation of the Blind turns 75 today! The NFB was formed in 1940 to bring the collective voice of the blind into being. Blind people in 1940 had little chance to be employed in meaningful jobs or to attend college. Some did, and in a number of states the blind had organized. On… Continue Reading Happy 75th Birthday NFB!

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Shark Dissection Day This Friday!

For most of us, the run up to the Thanksgiving holiday doesn’t conjure thoughts of sharks, but it does here at the Colorado Center for the Blind. That’s because for nearly a decade, Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison has been conducting his shark dissection here with blind kids from around the Denver Metro… Continue Reading Shark Dissection Day This Friday!

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Colorado Gives Day on December 8!

It’s only a month away – Colorado Gives Day 2015, and a great opportunity to support our programs and philosophy at the Colorado Center for the Blind! You know that we don’t just teach blindness skills, as important as they are, but aim for that belief in those blindness skills that lead to confidence and… Continue Reading Colorado Gives Day on December 8!

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“Shared Visions” – A Collaboration with ACC’s Dept. of Art & Design

For nearly two decades, Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art classes at the Colorado Center for the Blind. Initially drawn to us because she was curious about how blind people experience art (such as the stone carvings she produces), she has become one of North America’s leading teachers, advocates and innovators with respect… Continue Reading “Shared Visions” – A Collaboration with ACC’s Dept. of Art & Design

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Zach Turns “I Can’ts” into “Can Dos!”

Zach’s day was Wednesday, October 28, a day to celebrate what he now “does” after nine months of training at the Center, and the confidence he has as a blind person for the things he will do in the future. The photo of him ringing his Freedom Bell above shows just how ready he was… Continue Reading Zach Turns “I Can’ts” into “Can Dos!”

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Kicking it in Karate

We are excited about our new partnership with Karate Denver’s in Littleton. Martial Arts has long been a part of our Independence Training Program (ITP), and we’ve included classes in our Summer Youth and Senior Programs as well. Like everything we teach and do at the Center, it really comes down to confidence, but of… Continue Reading Kicking it in Karate

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When you think of Haylee, think of yellow

Haylee might have been a little stressed out as she approached her graduation day, but to all outward appearances, she made it all look seamless, right down to her quick change of outfits prior to giving a polished and well-researched speech after cooking all day. Haylee first came to the Center for our summer program… Continue Reading When you think of Haylee, think of yellow

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Cynthia: Kindness and Concern for Others & Independence

Cynthia finished her final weeks in the Independence Training Program (ITP) while working her new part-time job. Thus she finished things out in a slightly unusual order, cooking a delightful grad meal on a Thursday, then finishing her woodshop project before her last requirement – giving a speech to the entire Center the next week.… Continue Reading Cynthia: Kindness and Concern for Others & Independence

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Good Hands from the Cowboy State

We were delighted to host six staff members from the Wyoming Independent Living (WIL) Visually Impaired Program (VIP), which provides services for Older individuals who are Blind across Wyoming for a two-day professional training on blindness. Duncan, Wayne, Anahit and Petr gave a thorough overview of blindness and aging, as well as technology, Braille, cane… Continue Reading Good Hands from the Cowboy State

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