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Come Visit Us During Littleton’s Western Welcome Week!

Tour the Colorado Center for the Blind We’re inviting the community in to learn how blind people do things, but our real purpose is to give folks a chance to learn that blind people are really a lot like themselves.   You see them all over Littleton traveling with their white canes, many wearing sleep… Continue Reading Come Visit Us During Littleton’s Western Welcome Week!

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How does our garden grow? Awesome!

Every Tuesday morning a different group of Center students heads out back to our Legacy Garden to meet the Colorado Master Gardeners from Arapahoe County, and to see just what’s happening out there. Students work with the Master Gardeners to plant, cultivate and harvest the bounty. In these hot, hot days of August the lilies… Continue Reading How does our garden grow? Awesome!

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Matt and His Swagalicious Mini-meal

Sometimes we get a chance to measure how far we’ve come in life, in school, in athletics or in a blindness training program. Matt found such a moment in his Home Management class.as he worked on and ssucessfully cooked and served his mini-meal.

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Take our 2016 ITP video in smaller bites

We’ve taken our new Independence Training Program 2016 video and broken it down into smaller bites for YouTube viewers. We completed the new video and posted it in June, just in time for the NFB Convention in Orlando. That video is just over 22 minutes in length, a fair bit longer than the average YouTube… Continue Reading Take our 2016 ITP video in smaller bites

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A Send-off for Two Colleagues and Friends

Not only did we say good-bye to our 24 summer students in the past week, we also saw the departure of two friends and colleagues who’ve been with us for much of July. We’ve been excited to host Kimie Beverly as a student for the past three weeks. Kimie is President of the National Federation… Continue Reading A Send-off for Two Colleagues and Friends

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Knight’s No-choice Cafe: Warren’s Philly Mini-meal

It was a true taste of Philly when Warren served his Mini-meal for fifteen last month. HIGHLIGHTING the menu were Amorosa Kaiser Rolls flown direct from the bakery in Philly and iced Wawa coffee. And there were other touches, despite the No-choice ‘menu … ut we’ll let Warren and his guests tell you all about… Continue Reading Knight’s No-choice Cafe: Warren’s Philly Mini-meal

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Our Independence Training Program Video Updated for 2016

We’ve updated our Independence Training Program in time for the National Federation of the Blind’s 2016 convention June 30 to July 5 in Orlando. There are new voices as well as well-known ones, new insights and time-tested gems as well about how the Center’s program can help blind students take charge of their lives with… Continue Reading Our Independence Training Program Video Updated for 2016

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CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

Skills and confidence in the kitchen are the twin goals our Home Management instructors have for their students. So a while back they ratcheted up the expectations – and the fun – with CCB’s own version of the Food Network‘s reality cooking show Chopped. The four combined classes were each divided into two teams of… Continue Reading CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

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Breaking Blind: How a Blind Person Washes a Car

If you didn’t know it already, Maureen is diva of the Breaking Blind YouTube channel. Teaching Home Management at the Colorado Center for the Blind is just her day job. This video was shot late last summer, and is timely now that the weather’s finally turned hot again …

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Peter’s Alabaster Horse

Tactile art classes, taught by sculptor Ann Cunningham, have been a unique part of training at the Colorado Center for the Blind since the 1990s. Students might work in stone, clay, make tactile drawings with Ann’s Sensational Drawing Board, or go wherever their creative sense pulls them. Just before his graduation from the Center and… Continue Reading Peter’s Alabaster Horse

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