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Solving the Blindness Puzzle: Trevor’s Tactile Rubik’s Cube #LivetheLifeYouWant

As Trevor explains, he’s been “cubing” for years, figuring out better and faster ways to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Working out how to make the Cube tactile and using all that he’s already learned to solve it nonvisually is just a part of solving the blindness puzzle for Trevor – of taking charge and living… Continue Reading Solving the Blindness Puzzle: Trevor’s Tactile Rubik’s Cube #LivetheLifeYouWant

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From Beginner to Braille Master: A Day in One of Jen’s Braille Classes

Oh yes, we’re big on Braille here at CCB, because it is fundamental to literacy for blind people and has high correlations with successful employment of blind adults. Our camera man Mike stopped by one of Jen’s classes recently and collected this video.

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Quinoa and Kale? CCB and BLVS Partner Under Shades to Make it Tasty!

We were pleased to have three professionals from Blind Low Vision Services, part of Colorado’s Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) at the Center for training this week. We spent four days together exploring every topic we could think of, including cane travel and cooking under sleepshades. We’ll let them introduce themselves and the meal they… Continue Reading Quinoa and Kale? CCB and BLVS Partner Under Shades to Make it Tasty!

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Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

Editor’s Note: We thought this hometown article about our student Chaz and his American record in his first-ever marathon last month well worth the read. Needless to say, we’re excited for him and proud of his achievements! By John Conceison It’s always fine when a competitor thrives during an Olympic year. For Grafton’s Chaz Davis,… Continue Reading Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

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We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

Our 2016 Colorado Gives Day was our most successful ever, and we want to thank all of our friends and new acquaintances who helped make it so! In all, we received $15,230 via the online Colorado Gives web site, and all of that counts toward a share of the $1 million Incentive Fund offered by… Continue Reading We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

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It’s Starting to Feel a Lot Like a Deep Freeze

We had a little bit of snow this morning, but not enough to keep us at home. Snow is just a part of everyday life and for our students, learning to travel in all weather means feeling confident about traveling to their jobs someday. But it was cold, and will be colder tomorrow!

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Kneading bread and philosophy together: Support us on #COGivesDay

Philosophy bakes no bread. Philosopher Bertrand Russell said that. But a wise man we know once pointed out that no bread is baked without philosophy. Tabea graduated from CCB in 2016 and has gone on to graduate school. She knows that our belief in our blind students is the yeast that leavens the bread of… Continue Reading Kneading bread and philosophy together: Support us on #COGivesDay

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We’re on the Move! Support Us on #COGivesDay!

Like Martin and Vika, blind people from five to ninety-five are on the move every day at the Colorado Center for the Blind! Please support us tomorrow on #COGivesDay December 6!  

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Belted Kingfisher, Orange Belts and Yoga’s Doggie Down: A Typical Tuesday at CCB

So this is how Tuesday goes at CCB sometimes. First thing this morning Alie Mays came for our “Birdying by Ear” class. Seven of us reviewed recordings of local bird songs, then walked over to Sterne Park, where we heard mallards, doves, goldfinches and of course Canada geese. Today’s mascot was the belted kingfisher, an… Continue Reading Belted Kingfisher, Orange Belts and Yoga’s Doggie Down: A Typical Tuesday at CCB

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See What Graham’s Doing Here

You hear from us all the time about what’s going on at the Center, so here’s a chance to get a student’s story from the very first. Graham arrived in Denver from Brooklyn in mid-October, and he’s been blogging each week about his time at the Center for his friends back home and wherever. Check… Continue Reading See What Graham’s Doing Here

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