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“I built something inside myself”

Editor’s Note: Shirley graduated in August of 2014, and made this video before she left. While she was here, she obviously made a trip or two to Savory Spice on W. Main in Littleton. https://youtu.be/0Q0RamJUOt

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Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

Salem worked for two years to be able to come for training at the Center. She loves Braille, and more than once praised her Mom for insisting that her daughter be taught Braille when she became blind in middle school. After high school and a stint in college however, Salem began to realize that she… Continue Reading Salem: The Confidence to Succeed

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Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

It was “paleo man’s” turn on December 3. That refers to his diet and his grad meal, for the record. “was that a great meal?” exclaimed Kimberley, who presented Jerad with his Freedom Bell. “I want to thank you for kicking my behind every day of my program,” Jerad told his instructors. For their part,… Continue Reading Jerad Goes Paleo, Goes to College

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The Gentleman from Missouri

Curtis was the perfect gentleman as always during the love session at his graduation. He simply said “Thank you” with a grin, and continued to soak up all the praise and affection heaped on him by his fellow students and instructors. The praise is easy to understand. He cooked a great meal – feeding the… Continue Reading The Gentleman from Missouri

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Ahimsa’s Celebration

It was definitely a day to celebrate when Ahimsa graduated on November 12, 2015, and she was more than ready! She came away from her training with a positive sense of herself as a blind person and the satisfaction of knowing that she pushed herself through many barriers to reach this day. Her extraordinary laugh… Continue Reading Ahimsa’s Celebration

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Holiday Season at the Center

The holiday season is always a busy time as well as a family time, and it’s no different with our Colorado Center for the Blind family. While many were preoccupied with Cyber Monday, we brought in our tree and decorated it in the meeting room. Cookies were baking in all three ovens in the kitchen.… Continue Reading Holiday Season at the Center

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Holiday Message from the Director

We at the Colorado Center for the Blind appreciate your support! As a result of Colorado gives day we raised over $20,000. These funds will make it possible for us to serve more kids this summer in our Confidence camp and will also provide us with funds so that we can meet more seniors who… Continue Reading Holiday Message from the Director

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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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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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