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Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

That was one of the first lessons of the first day of summer for Confidence Camp kids this morning. “If someone asks you what your backpack looks like, what are you going to tell them?” the lesson continued. Yes, Monday began with learning for the 10 5 to 12-year-olds. It went on from there, including… Continue Reading Blind people need to know about colors too, & Other First-day-of-summer Lessons

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Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

The entire family is welcome to come and enjoy FAST Friday Fun and Games on May 11 at 5:30 with staff and students at the Colorado Center for the Blind. This will be an active FAST Friday. We will be getting out and enjoying the beautiful spring weather, playing some kickball, string ball, learning to… Continue Reading Celebrate Spring with FAST Friday Fun & Games May 11!

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Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

We want to tell people about the Megan Bening Memorial Fund Technology Giveaway by the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) because it will put over $10,000 of technology into the hands of blind and low vision students. But we also want to tell you about it because Megan Bening was one of… Continue Reading Technology Giveaway in Memory of Former Summer Student, Staffer Megan Bening

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#FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

#FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

Whirling overhead at all times are stars, planets – whole galaxies. Humans have always wondered at them and about them. Blindness is no impediment to curiosity, including in the area of astronomy, nor is their any reason blind people can’t learn much in this field, often thought to be too visual. Some have even become… Continue Reading #FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

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Reminder: FAST Friday Fast Approaching!

Do You Dream in Color? Poster

March 9 will be Movie Night And our next FAST Friday at the Colorado Center for the Blind – our monthly activity for blind youth and their families. We’ll kick the evening off with pizza, then watch the documentary film, “Do You Dream in Color?” It follows four California high school students who are blind… Continue Reading Reminder: FAST Friday Fast Approaching!

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Blowing off Steam After Competing in the Braille Challenge CSDBBulldogs

Blowing off Steam After Competing in the Braille Challenge CSDBBulldogs

After spending much of the day in their chairs, giving their best in various Braille skills as part of the 2018 Braille Challenge, participants in the Metro area competition found goal ball the perfect way to unwind. It’s the third year we’ve hosted the event for Metro-area kids, which is organized in Colorado by the… Continue Reading Blowing off Steam After Competing in the Braille Challenge CSDBBulldogs

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Dreaming of warmer weather? Announcing dates for our 2018 Summer Youth Programs!

Dreaming of warmer weather? Announcing dates for our 2018 Summer Youth Programs!

Summer 2018 When it snows in Georgia, when it’s warmer in Atlanta, Idaho than it is in Atlanta, Georgia in January (I checked it, 32 versus 30 degrees) … Well, it’s time to talk about Summer 2018 and our residential youth programs! Below you will find the dates of our three residential programs, links to… Continue Reading Dreaming of warmer weather? Announcing dates for our 2018 Summer Youth Programs!

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What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? #COGivesDay17

Text - What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? CCB Street sign and ColoradoGives 2017 Logo

We put this video together especially to link from our Colorado Gives Day page this year for those who might not have heard of us or know exactly what we’re about. Colorado Gives Day is December 5, and donations received that day online receive a share of an incentive fund, as well as being subject… Continue Reading What is the Colorado Center for the Blind All About? #COGivesDay17

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Thoroughbred Thursday: Throwdown, Throwback and the Thrill of Success!

Thoroughbred Thursday: Throwdown, Throwback and the Thrill of Success!

It’s a horse race, for sure. It started this morning with the announcement that Laura was about to go on her support drop with Daniel. She made it back about 11:30, no problem. Mickey has been working on her mini-meal – for fifteenn guests – for the past couple of days. At noon she served… Continue Reading Thoroughbred Thursday: Throwdown, Throwback and the Thrill of Success!

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