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General Colorado Center Information Independence Training Program

Wayne’s Word of the Week

(For the past year or so, Wayne Marshall has been sharing a “word of the week” on Wednesday and then discussing it on Friday. Below is an article Director Julie Deden included about this in the January-February CCB Newsletter. We’ll begin posting Wayne’s Words on Face Book and Twitter.) Message […]

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Youth Services

Taking a Prehistoric Journey by Touch

March’s FAST Saturday will involve taking a journey through prehistory with our hands at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Blind kids participating will be putting their hands on actual fossil bones as well as plaster cast replicas – it might even mean holding fossilized dinosaur poop. I said […]

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Events

The Oscars and Partnering with Comcast on X1 Access

When Comcast’s Mary Spillane called earlier this month to ask if we would work with them to test and improve the Talking Guide for the X1 cable box, we were naturally excited. Comcast gave us an X1 box with a year of cable service – and a new TV – […]

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General Colorado Center Information In the Media

Emily’s Oz: The Comcast Press Release

COMCAST BRINGS VOICE GUIDED TELEVISION TO COLORADO Company Partners with Local Disability Groups Across the Country to Introduce New Technology to More People “Talking Guide” Reads Aloud Channel Names, Show Titles and DVR Commands; National Commercial Set To Air During Academy Awards DENVER, CO – February 20, 2015 – Comcast […]

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Braille Events In the Media Youth Services

Braille Challenge at CCB February 5

(Editor’s Note: We are delighted to be partnering with the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind on this year’s Braille Challenge, a nationwide competition sponsored by the Braille Institute. It’s the first time that a test site has been located in the Denver Metro area. Below is the […]

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General Colorado Center Information

Breaking Blind’s Virtual Tour of the Center

We’re off for the holiday break, so it seems like a good time to share Breaking Bad’s virtual tour of the Center from YouTube. It’s not really as quiet at the Center right now as the day the video was shot — a remodeling project started on Monday, December 22. […]

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Events

Our Colorado Gives Day 2014 Results

Thanks to 67 generous donors we raised $12,901 online on December 9, and received another $520 in checks and cash, bringing our total to $13,421! In addition, the online figure makes us eligible for a small portion of the $1 million incentive fund put up by FirstBank and Community First […]

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Independence Training Program

Blindness Won’t Hold Us Back

(Editor’s Note: Colorado Gives Day seems like a great time to share this. Sam Barasso graduated from the Center in February of 2014. She’s working at a part-time job and getting ready to return to college. This Face Book post reminded us all that blindness isn’t what holds us back […]

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In the Media

Getting a Feel for Science

Students at @cocenter4blind got a chance to experience science in all its disgusting glory. By Ramsey Scott November 18, 2014 Columbine Courier “Yucks!” blended with yucks as the students probed the stomach contents of the dogfish sharks they were dissecting “I found a claw,” said one student, as he waved […]

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General Colorado Center Information Youth Services

Reblog: Have a cane in Your hand instead of a pole on your face

A Summer 2014 Student Reflects (Editor’s Note: What follows is excerpted from an August 6, 2014 blog post of The Blind Coloradan, the official blog of the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado. An Arizona high school student, Christian Able was a student this summer and worked 40 hours […]