Month: November 2020

  • CCB 2020: Resilience in a Year of Challenge @nfbco #nfbco20

    We put this video together to serve as our report to the NFB of Colorado’s 2020 Virtual Convention October 29-31. We wanted to show the creativity of our staff and determination of our blind students of all ages to obtain the blindness skills that mean independence, which are necessary despite this pandemic. In fact, the importance of independence and blindness skills is even more critical than ever. Since filming and first showing this video, we have again moved our Independence Training Program (ITP) to be virtual until after the first of the year, while also discontinuing in-person (and socially-distanced) training sessions with our blind seniors.… Read the rest “CCB 2020: Resilience in a Year of Challenge @nfbco #nfbco20”

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  • Happy 80th NFB! @nfb_voice @nfbco

    Happy 80th NFB! @nfb_voice @nfbco

    The National Federation of the Blind is 80 Today! The NFB is the largest organization of blind people in the United States (indeed, the world), and its positive impact on the lives of blind Americans is unequaled. In fact, the Colorado Center for the Blind wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for the NFB, for it was the insight, foresight and gritty determination of then-NFB of Colorado President Diane McGeorge to create a training program that truly believed in the nonvisual skills used by the blind and in the capacity and right of blind people to self-determination that caused our doors to first be opened more than three decades ago.… Read the rest “Happy 80th NFB! @nfb_voice @nfbco”

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