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An Adventure Under the Pool

  No, you won’t be singing any Disney song when you go under the pool. It’s dirty and dark and forgotten … Except by Travel Instructor David Nietfeld, who today took the Philosophy class on an historical tour of the Center, which was formerly a YMCA. Since part of the student body was off at… Continue Reading An Adventure Under the Pool

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Last week was a big one for drops

Last week was busy with drops and support drops. The “Drop”, or independent drop is one of the two final requirements of our cane travel instruction. Ryan and Trevor both completed theirs last week, having been dropped somewhere in the Denver Metro area and permitted one question on their trip back to the Center. The… Continue Reading Last week was a big one for drops

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Not Exactly Winding the Year Down

We’re in our final week – final days, really – of the 2016 year at the Colorado Center for the Blind. It’s not exactly like winding down, but more like an all-cylinders-open surge for the finish line. Alejandro went on a support drop yesterday, and is cooking a big meal tomorrow. Ryan served his mini-meal… Continue Reading Not Exactly Winding the Year Down

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It’s Starting to Feel a Lot Like a Deep Freeze

We had a little bit of snow this morning, but not enough to keep us at home. Snow is just a part of everyday life and for our students, learning to travel in all weather means feeling confident about traveling to their jobs someday. But it was cold, and will be colder tomorrow!

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We’re on the Move! Support Us on #COGivesDay!

Like Martin and Vika, blind people from five to ninety-five are on the move every day at the Colorado Center for the Blind! Please support us tomorrow on #COGivesDay December 6!  

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Jackson Can Cross the Street, Can Get the Girl – #HowEyeSeeIt

Okay, this is really not about finding a girlfriend, but it is about Jackson developing the skills and confidence to be an independent blind person. And what’s not attractive about that? He gives his thoughts on the #HowEyeSeeIt challenge as well.

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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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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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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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