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For immediate release: Contact: Dan Burke, Public Relations Specialist 303.778.1130 dburke@cocenter.org Englewood, CO – Focusing exclusively on the kinesthetic aspects of driving, students and staff from the Colorado Center for the Blind will get the feel of the skid pad on the MasterDrive campus here on Wednesday, May 27. Denver-area Read More
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Tom Anderson reading Braille with a student
For more than 27 years as a teacher at CCB, Tom Anderson has encouraged, empathized and often cajoled his students that to be literate blind people, they needed to know Braille. Just a few weeks away from May 15 and Tom Anderson’s retirement party!  The response is exciting – we’ve Read More
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Tom Anderson in a latter-day purple velvet suit beside CCB's sign
Tom Anderson played Louis Braille for our June, 2013 Braille Carnival.   On January 4, 1988 two feet of snow lay on the ground in Denver, and the temperature was around ten below zero. It was the first day of classes at the new Colorado Center for the Blind. Miles Read More
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(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 Read More
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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 Read More
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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 – Read More
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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 Read More
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(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 Read More
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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. Read More
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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 Read More
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