Month: September 2018

  • FAST (Fun Activities & Skills Training) Kicks Off the Year with Family Movie Night Friday #BlindYouth

    FAST (Fun Activities & Skills Training) Kicks Off the Year with Family Movie Night Friday #BlindYouth

    Movie and Pizza for our first FAST Friday!
    That sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Even better is that we’ll be watching an audio-described version of the all-time favorite, “Toy Story.” It’s Martin’s favorite movie!

    Audio description provides information to blind and visually impaired viewers that would otherwise be inaccessible to them – short descriptions of on-screen scenes, action, gestures and facial expressions slipped in during gaps in the dialogue.

    What:

     

    Toy Story and Pizza

     

    When:

     

    Friday, September 21, 5:30 p.m.
    Where:

     

    Colorado Center for the Blind
    2233 W. Shepperd Ave.
    Littleton, CO 80120

     

    How:

     

    Please contact Martin Becerra-Miranda so we’ll know how many pizzas to order:
    303-778-1130, x223
    email: mbecerra@cocenter.org
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  • Thumbs Up for Scuba Divers!

    Thumbs Up for Scuba Divers!

    A group of seven Colorado Center for the blind students took a scuba lesson on August 31, thanks to the enthusiasm, organization and experience of one of their peers, Brian Bussard and A-1 Scuba and Aquatics Center in Littleton. In fact, A-1 donated the lesson, including gear and instructor time!

    Bussard, who came to CCB as a student six months ago, is already a certified diver. He has been for 10 years and loves the sport, but hadn’t been diving in the two years since he became blind, so it was as much his own motivation to get back to the sport as his desire to share it with his fellow students that resulted in his setting up the entire adventure.… Read the rest “Thumbs Up for Scuba Divers!”

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