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Birding by Ear at CCB

It was feathers and bird calls Tuesday morning in our first Birding by Ear class with Alie Mayes, Outreach Coordinator at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies in Brighton. Alie brought casts of bird skulls as well as mounts, giving everyone a sense of various differences in bird anatomy, size and aerodynamics. Then we got down… Continue Reading Birding by Ear at CCB

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Tactile Art Exhibits Coming to @ArapahoeCC & UCAR @ArtACunningham

Tactile art and art shows are in the works this fall, with collaboration and coordination from the Colorado Center for the Blind’s Ann Cunningham as the common medium. First, Arapahoe Community College’s now-annual “Shared Visions” tactile art show will open with a reception on November 10 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts from 5… Continue Reading Tactile Art Exhibits Coming to @ArapahoeCC & UCAR @ArtACunningham

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High Fives at Mile High Academy #MeettheBlind #HowEyeSeeIt

We are always excited to be invited to talk at schools in the area about what it really means to be blind. It’s a great chance to dispel myths and stereotypes and to teach kids that blind people are just folks, too. So, we were delighted when we received a call from Diane Harris, a… Continue Reading High Fives at Mile High Academy #MeettheBlind #HowEyeSeeIt

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Body Pads and Karate Punches: Tuesday’s Orange Belts

Another round of testing for the Martial Arts class on Tuesday was followed by an awards ceremony. The entire Center turned out in the gym as five students and Travel Instructor Steve Patten all received orange belts from Karate Denver instructors Rachel and Travis. Steve is a bit of a ringer, of course, since he… Continue Reading Body Pads and Karate Punches: Tuesday’s Orange Belts

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Green Tomatoes and Ripe Pumpkins: Last Days in the Garden

The mornings are cool and the colors turning. There were still loads of tomoatoes, green to read, not to mention the ripe pumpkins on wat may be one of the last weeks our sudents work in our Legacy Garden with the Arapahoe Master Gardeners. This week it was the first-hour Tech Classes who got to… Continue Reading Green Tomatoes and Ripe Pumpkins: Last Days in the Garden

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Hindley Can Take the Heat #HowEyeSeeIt

Hindley loves to cook and entertain, something she learned from positive role models. She gives her thoughts on the negative impact of the #HowEyeSeeIt challenge.

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A Bow Tie (Pasta) Occasion: Jimmy’s Mini-meal

While one fund-raising organization is sponsoring the #HowEyeSeeIt social media campaign designed to show that blind people can’t do anything, our students here at the Colorado Center for the Blind keep learning every day that they can “Take Charge with Confidence” and “Live the Lives We Want.” Take Jimmy’s mini-meal for example …

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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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Tuesday Morning Snapshots

While Marlene is getting ready to serve her final graduation meal (for 60) and Brigid is working on her own grad meal for tomorrow, let’s look back at Tuesday morning. Unfortunately, the extraordinary smells of both Christian’s chicken kababs and Kierr’s pot of red beans and rice cooking all Tuesday morning cannot be conveyed successfully… Continue Reading Tuesday Morning Snapshots

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