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Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

We have three graduations this week – Courtney, or C.G. as she has been known in her time at CCB, graduated on Monday, Suzie today, wednesday, and Ellen finishes on Thursday. All of them finished excellent wood shop projects last week. Ellen built a very nice bookshelf, and both C.G. and Suzie made the first… Continue Reading Wind Chimes of Freedom: This week’s 3 Wood Shop Projects

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CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

Here’s a photo from the April 20 grants awards ceremony at ENT Credit Union in Colorado Springs. The grant is for $5,000 in recognition of our wirk with blind and visually impaired youth in the Pikes Peak area. In particular, our mentoring program at the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind was highlighted.… Continue Reading CCB Receives YES Grant from@ Ent_CU for Work with Youth

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Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

“Is Suzie here this morning?” asked Daniel yesterday at morning announcements. “No!” protested Suzie This is how it goes sometimes near the end of a student’s program – things can get bunched up a bit. Suzie will graduate on May 10. On Tuesday this week, she completed her Monster Route – traveling to four places… Continue Reading Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

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Sleepshades, Cinnamon Pudding Cake & Seniors In Charge May 2017

You wouldn’t have needed to be told that Dorine’s Cinnamon-Pudding Cake was an award-winner if you had been anywhere near the Center’s kitchen this afternoon. It’s our spring Seniors in Charge week, and we have five dynamic seniors determined to keep living the lives they want. This afternoon, of course, they were cooking and baking… Continue Reading Sleepshades, Cinnamon Pudding Cake & Seniors In Charge May 2017

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Just can’t stop makin’ those drops – Congrats C.G.!

We have a lot of students nearing the completion of their training programs at the Center, and that always means a steady stream of drops and support drops each week. On Wednesday, C.G. did her final and independent drop, getting back to the Center in no time, even though she naturally had no idea where… Continue Reading Just can’t stop makin’ those drops – Congrats C.G.!

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Graham’s Tech Project

It just so happens that Graham graduated today, but we’re posting a sample of his Tech Class project. He of course worked with screen readers and other tools in his Tech Class, but as a songwriter and musician with a fair bit of recording experience, he wanted to try his hand at recording and mixing… Continue Reading Graham’s Tech Project

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Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

Yes, it’s time to start getting the garden ready for the 2017 growing season! Tuesday morning some of our Colorado Master Gardeners from the Arapahoe County’Extension Office came by to start getting our Legacy Garden area ready for planting next month, clearing out and cutting down all manner of last year’s growth. Zach, our student… Continue Reading Getting the Garden Ready for 2017

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Braille in the Great Outdoors

The weather’s been great, so Jen took her Braille classes outside one day last week. They took turns reading aloud from a Braille book. Can’t think of a more relaxing way to learn the critical skills of literacy for the blind!

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Shout out to our visitors from Front Range Christian School!

We want to give a shout out to students and staff and parents from Front Range Christian School, who toured the Center on April 7. It’s become an annual event, with 26 students coming this year, and 8 adults. Robert talked and answered questions, along with the aid of Ceci and Suzie. Then the three… Continue Reading Shout out to our visitors from Front Range Christian School!

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Swolly-ness is Holiness: Ryan’s Pull Up Station

Everyone does a project in Wood Shop, and since Ryan is a fitness professional he built a pull-up station in our gym:

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