Month: May 2016

  • 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…


  • An April Fools Outing at Progresh with NSCD

    This was just one of the groups of ITP students who made a trip to Progresh with our NSCD partners, but it definitely gives a flavor of the challenge and the fun.


  • Comcast Cares Volunteers at Work

    Workers with shoels, rakes and brooms in the snow and rain

    Heress a brief video from Comcast Cares Day 2016. It’s a 360p-degree look at volunteers at work outside at the Colorado Center for the Blind on the morning of April 30.


  • Christopher: Keep your heart open

    Christopher receiving the bell

    A big heart and steadfast determination to finish his training at the Center despite significant health challenges are the things that fellow students and staff remarked on again and again Friday morning when Christopher was awarded his Bell of Freedom. Julie Deden noted the disruption in the middle of his program as she presented his…


  • Alum Reem Graduates CC of Aurora with 4.0

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    (Editor’s Note: This press release was forwarded to us by the Community College of Aurora, and it is certainly worthy to be shared with all. Congratulations to Reem!) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DISABLED STUDENT RISES TO THE CHALLENGE TO GRADUATE Reem Hamodi Graduates with 4.0 GPA May 9, 2016 – Aurora, CO – When Reem Hamodi…


  • April Snow Showers, Community & Comcast Cares

    Workers with shoels, rakes and brooms in the snow and rain

    We’re still buzzing with the excitement of last Saturday. It’s not just the work, but it’s spirit of the folks who came and the shared effort! Saturday, April 30 dawned to several inches of wet snow on the Center’s grounds, and temperatures in the mid-30s. The rain mixed with snow continued all morning and afternoon,…


  • Bring Your Snowshoes, Just in Case!

    Two men grin at the camera with snowy mountains behind them

    Twenty-four blind and visually-impaired Front Range youth spent the weekend of April 22-24 in Estes Park. It had been planned as a snow-shoe trip, but instead the kids and 9 adults took a 6-and-ahalf mile hike in Rocky Mountain Park. For the past couple of years the Center has cosponsored a snowshoeing trip for blind…


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