Month: August 2017

  • Soldering wires nonvisually is .. well, a BLAST! @BlackbyrdFly @COSpaceGrant

    Jamie talks to Maddie while she works with a breadboard

    Somebody had to do it. So Jamie Principato decided she would take the skills she’d learned and taught herself as a blind Physics student involved with a Colorado Space Grant rocket project and teach them to other blind students. That’s where the idea of BLAST came from – Blind Learning All Skills Too launched on…


  • How many ways can the blind enjoy #Eclipse2017? #ShareLittleton

    A Large group of CCB staff and students outside observing the eclipse. Some are wearing eclipse glasses while they listen to a live audio description

    Quite a few, it turns out. Staff and students held an Eclipse Party to celebrate and enjoy the 92 percent coverage of the sun today. Students in Home Management prepared a black bean salsa and cookies to start things off about 10:30 this morning as we took time to learn a little more about the…


  • Thanks for stopping by for our 2017 #WesternWelcomeWeek Tours!

    a montage of WWW tour of photos described in the caption

    More than 70 people stopped by the Colorado Center for the Blind on Monday for a tour, and we’d like to send out a big “Thank you!” to all of you! This is the third year we’ve opened our doors for tours as part of Littleton’s Western Welcome Week. We’re always excited to meet new…


  • Come one, come all! Tour CCB from 3-7 PM today for #WesternWelcomeWeek!

    two women at the front of a group toss a a hefty goal ball back and forth

    We’re excited to open our doors to the Littleton community once again during Western Welcome Week. We will give tours to all comers between 3 and 7 p.m. today. Our students will be in their classes and staff will talk about what we teach in each area – Braille, Cane Travel, Home Management, Technology and…


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