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Make a Toast to Toasty!

  On January 4, 1988 two feet of snow lay on the ground in Denver, and the temperature was around ten below zero. It was the first day of classes at the new Colorado Center for the Blind. Miles “Tom” Anderson was there. In fact, it fell to Tom as Residential Manager to help Travel… Continue Reading Make a Toast to Toasty!

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Wayne’s Word of the Week

(For the past year or so, Wayne Marshall has been sharing a “word of the week” on Wednesday and then discussing it on Friday. Below is an article Director Julie Deden included about this in the January-February CCB Newsletter. We’ll begin posting Wayne’s Words on Face Book and Twitter.) Message from the Director Every week… Continue Reading Wayne’s Word of the Week

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Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

March’s FAST Saturday will involve taking a journey through prehistory with our hands at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Blind kids participating will be putting their hands on actual fossil bones as well as plaster cast replicas – it might even mean holding fossilized dinosaur poop. I said it’s fossilized! it’s all coming… Continue Reading Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

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The Oscars and Partnering with Comcast on X1 Access

When Comcast’s Mary Spillane called earlier this month to ask if we would work with them to test and improve the Talking Guide for the X1 cable box, we were naturally excited. Comcast gave us an X1 box with a year of cable service – and a new TV – so we could use, evaluate… Continue Reading The Oscars and Partnering with Comcast on X1 Access

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Emily’s Oz: The Comcast Press Release

COMCAST BRINGS VOICE GUIDED TELEVISION TO COLORADO Company Partners with Local Disability Groups Across the Country to Introduce New Technology to More People “Talking Guide” Reads Aloud Channel Names, Show Titles and DVR Commands; National Commercial Set To Air During Academy Awards DENVER, CO – February 20, 2015 – Comcast today announced it is partnering… Continue Reading Emily’s Oz: The Comcast Press Release

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Braille Challenge at CCB February 5

(Editor’s Note: We are delighted to be partnering with the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind on this year’s Braille Challenge, a nationwide competition sponsored by the Braille Institute. It’s the first time that a test site has been located in the Denver Metro area. Below is the press release.) We’re all going… Continue Reading Braille Challenge at CCB February 5

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Breaking Blind’s Virtual Tour of the Center

We’re off for the holiday break, so it seems like a good time to share Breaking Bad’s virtual tour of the Center from YouTube. It’s not really as quiet at the Center right now as the day the video was shot — a remodeling project started on Monday, December 22. It’s also a lot colder!

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Our Colorado Gives Day 2014 Results

Thanks to 67 generous donors we raised $12,901 online on December 9, and received another $520 in checks and cash, bringing our total to $13,421! In addition, the online figure makes us eligible for a small portion of the $1 million incentive fund put up by FirstBank and Community First Foundation. A total of $26.2… Continue Reading Our Colorado Gives Day 2014 Results

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Blindness Won’t Hold Us Back

(Editor’s Note: Colorado Gives Day seems like a great time to share this. Sam Barasso graduated from the Center in February of 2014. She’s working at a part-time job and getting ready to return to college. This Face Book post reminded us all that blindness isn’t what holds us back – what holds us back… Continue Reading Blindness Won’t Hold Us Back

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Getting a Feel for Science

Students at @cocenter4blind got a chance to experience science in all its disgusting glory. By Ramsey Scott November 18, 2014 Columbine Courier “Yucks!” blended with yucks as the students probed the stomach contents of the dogfish sharks they were dissecting “I found a claw,” said one student, as he waved miniature pincers in the air.… Continue Reading Getting a Feel for Science

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