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Bring the whole family and #comerunwithus #6dotdashco. You can Read more about this year’s 6 Dot Dash 5K, or Go Straight to the Registration Page. The National Federation of the Blind of Colorado and the Colorado Center for the Blind are partnering again for our 2nd 6 Dot Dash 5k, Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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AGENDA MAKING CONNECTIONS THAT WORK FOR YOU 3rd Annual Career and College Seminar Wednesday, May 8, 2019 9:00 am: Registration 9:45 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks: Julie Deden, Executive Director, Colorado Center for the Blind; Diane McGeorge, Board Chair and Founder of the Colorado Center for the Blind; Kathleen Conti, Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Omar, Charles and Kameron move picnic tables while Julie and Duncan figure out placement
Sometimes spring arrives in Colorado in waves that feel like that bad bus driver, the one who alternately steps on the gas and then lets off, again and again, rocking you forward and back into half-nausea. That’s how it’s been this year – 80 degree days followed by an icy Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Shaun, Davina, Loren, Mikayla and Dan cross at Church and Prince on the way to ACC
Over the past couple of weeks, the college prep class has visited local campuses. Our thanks the staff at Metro’s Access Center and Arapahoe CC’s Student Access Services for sharing their time and expertise with us during our recent visits. When a blind student leaves high school and goes to Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Tactile art at the Denver Art Museum
Hands explore a tactile image at the Denver Art Museum. A sign reads: OK to Touch Join us for the April Fun Activities and Skills Training (FAST) on Saturday, April 13 at the Denver Art Museum. We’ll be exploring “Treasures of British Art” at DAM’s Tactile Tables. It’s art that Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Peggy Chong talks to the Senior Group
Left to Right – Phillis, Peggy, Gary, Sheila This morning, the Tuesday Seniors group hosted The Blind History Lady, a.k.a. Peggy Chong. Chong, a long-time member of the National Federation of the Blind, recently retired to Aurora from New Mexico with her husband, Curtis. For a number of years she Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Deya and Alma with their Shark
These Denver high school students, Deya and Alma were two of the dozen middle school to college prep students who experienced all the sensory data of a spiny dog shark when they opened one up today at the Center. Well, except for taste. Thanks again to Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Saul practicing Braille with a muffin tin
¿Habla Español? ¿Es una persona mayor? Ven al grupo de apollo los invidentes al Centro de Colorado Colorado Para Personas Invidentes. That’s right, we’ve started a seniors’ group for Spanish-speakers who are losing vision, have lost vision or are blind. It meets on the third Friday of each month from Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Two sets of blue gloved hands exploring a shark from either side of the table
It was a relatively calm morning after yesterday’s Bomb Cyclone, with 8 to 12 inches of snow and extreme winds blowing the flakes sideways and into drifts. Admittedly we had to skate our way into the Center before eight this morning, climbing over ice boulders thrown onto the sidewalk along Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
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Storm coming. If you’re lying in bed checking Face Book this morning, wondering what else is closing in advance of today’s predicted blizzard conditions, count the Colorado Center for the Blind as another of the closures. I mean, if the Arapahoe Sheriff’s Dept. is closing, who are we! We well Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke