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Just what is a “mock interview?

Job Seekers participate in Mock Interviews

The rule of thumb is that a good resume gets you an interview, but it’s in the interview that you get the job. How can you be successful at interviewing? With coaching and practice! If you have never interviewed for a job before, if you haven’t interviewed for a job since becoming blind, if you […]

#FAST Friday to Explore the Stars with @AstronomyatACC

Astronomy Event - Telescope and tactile graphics in front of a star filled night sky

Whirling overhead at all times are stars, planets – whole galaxies. Humans have always wondered at them and about them. Blindness is no impediment to curiosity, including in the area of astronomy, nor is their any reason blind people can’t learn much in this field, often thought to be too visual. Some have even become […]

Making Connections that Work for You 2018 #Careers #College

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2nd Annual Career and College Seminar   sponsored by Colorado Center for the Blind, 2233 W. Shepperd Avenue Littleton, Colorado 80120 Tuesday April 17, 2018 9:00 am registration 10:00 am program begins Lunch will be provided To reserve your spot, register at the link below or call Monique Melton, Employment Specialist, at 303-778-1130 extension 221. […]

Reminder: FAST Friday Fast Approaching!

Do You Dream in Color? Poster

March 9 will be Movie Night And our next FAST Friday at the Colorado Center for the Blind – our monthly activity for blind youth and their families. We’ll kick the evening off with pizza, then watch the documentary film, “Do You Dream in Color?” It follows four California high school students who are blind […]

Taking It to the Net: CCB There at Start of Blind Hockey in Colorado @USAHockey

CCB students go out on the ice in their hockey gear

Back in January the Colorado Avalanche hosted a “Try Hockey” event for prospective blind hockey players. It featured several blind hockey players from across Canada and the United States and was coordinated by USA Hockeyand the Colorado Amateur Hockey Association. Forty-two blind participants, including youth and some,like me, who were much older, took to the […]

Colorful CCB Alum Doing Color Commentary for Penn Women’s Ice Hockey Broadcasts

Matt at CCB reading a Braille book

Matt Wallace graduated from CCB in October of 2016. None of his contemporary students would be at all surprised to hear that Matt is doing color commentary for the Penn Women’s Ice Hockey team broadcasts. Matt loves sports. Matt knows sports. Matt talks sports. And talks and talks sports. Hey, savvy broadcast execs, recognize value […]

Cupcakes and Support Drops

Rebecca beams a smile as she holds up a box of her Birthday cupcakes

Rebecca’s birthday was Tuesday and she received a special birthday delivery from her mom. It was surely especially welcome since Rebecca has been at CCB for about a month. But really, what mom could forget her daughter’s birthday? The entire center was excited about Rebecca’s birthday. Naturally we sang “Happy Birthday” at announcements, along with […]

Kirsten & Her Cane: Sleepshade Training for New Marketing Director for @NFB_Voice

Kirsten with David working on cane travel in the front lobby

We’re delighted this week to have Kirsten Mau here under sleepshades, taking all the usual classes. Kirsten is the new Marketing Director for the National Federation of the Blind, headquartered in Baltimore, but she lives in the Denver area. Typically a telecommuter, she’s been using offices at CCb off and on during home remodeling. This […]

Blowing off Steam After Competing in the Braille Challenge CSDBBulldogs

A student in sleepshades prepares to make a throw iwht the goal ball

After spending much of the day in their chairs, giving their best in various Braille skills as part of the 2018 Braille Challenge, participants in the Metro area competition found goal ball the perfect way to unwind. It’s the third year we’ve hosted the event for Metro-area kids, which is organized in Colorado by the […]

Dreaming of warmer weather? Announcing dates for our 2018 Summer Youth Programs!

Four rafts head toward white water

Summer 2018 When it snows in Georgia, when it’s warmer in Atlanta, Idaho than it is in Atlanta, Georgia in January (I checked it, 32 versus 30 degrees) … Well, it’s time to talk about Summer 2018 and our residential youth programs! Below you will find the dates of our three residential programs, links to […]