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Watch us on 9News with NSCD on Colorado Gives Day!

9News will be with us at the Center for Colorado Gives Day tomorrow morning! Our long-time collaboration with National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) will be spotlighted between 5:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on 9News. The NSCD Moves obstacle course will be featured in a couple of segments, with Center students and staff in… Continue Reading Watch us on 9News with NSCD on Colorado Gives Day!

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Breaking Blind on “Shared Visions” Tactile Art Exhibit

The “Shared Visions” exhibit at Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts on November 19 and 20 was a big success, featuring numerous multi-media and very tactile paintings by students in Nathan Abels‘ painting classes, as well as pottery pieces from joint activities between Center students in Ann Cunningham‘s art classes here and those… Continue Reading Breaking Blind on “Shared Visions” Tactile Art Exhibit

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Shopping Online? Choose Us on Amazon Smile

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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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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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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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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Seniors Tune In with Assistive Listening Devices

A couple of weeks ago Student and Senior Services Specialist Wayne Marshall presented this question to our Independence Training Program (ITP) students as part of Wayne’s Wednesday Word of the Week: “Is there a difference between listening and hearing?” Coincidentally, both our Tuesday and Friday Senior groups have been enjoying the benefits of really hearing… Continue Reading Seniors Tune In with Assistive Listening Devices

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