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Celebrating Our Senior Programs in New Video!

We’re proud of our senior programs and how they have changed the lives of seniors who have lost vision and the people who love them. We’re excited about how those programs continue to grow – from the residential Seniors in Charge (twice a year), to four support groups (one in Spanish), to ever-expanding opportunities to… Continue Reading Celebrating Our Senior Programs in New Video!

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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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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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Julie and Serena Making it smooth!

Both Julie and Serena are new to the Wood Shop class, but Chirs has them in touch with the beginning’s of a refinishing project.

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From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

Got about 20 minutes to be wowed? We’re just back from our 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree from October 27 to 30. All staff and students attended and, since we’re an NFB training center (the NFB of Colorado started the Center in 1988), Executive Director Julie Deden always… Continue Reading From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

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The first cut is the hardest: Marlene on the chop saw

… or maybe it’s not if you have a career behind you as a surgical nurse.

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A Littleton Slugger, Independent Travel, Fear and Progress

Warren completed his woodshop project this week. We’ll call it a “Littleton Slugger”, which he turned on the mini-lathe. He plans to have all his instructors sign it when he graduates and returns home to Philadelphia. Wednesday Brigid successfully completed her support drop and Marlene went on her solo drop. Oh yeah, Marlene made it… Continue Reading A Littleton Slugger, Independent Travel, Fear and Progress

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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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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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Marcus’s Speed Bag Project

Marcus has made plenty of things in wood shop, before and after coming to the Center. So when it came time to do a final project, he chose something for the Center. By the way, it’s used almost every day.

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