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Anahit, Kathy, Bill and Julie 2019
Let there be no doubt – students at the Colorado Center for the Blind form lifelong friendships. Monday, three such friends reunited at the center Kathy Kudlick, Bill Lundgren and Anahit LaBarre. They are shown above standing in front of our tactile CCB logo, left to right, Anahit, Kathy, Bill Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Roofing crew on top of the apartents with their snow blowers
Okay, we haven’t been talking about this much, because it’s kind of stressful. But on January 11 the roof of the McGeorge Mountain Terrace Apartments began to leak. The leaks were massive, and the insurance adjuster traced them back to hail damage that would have occurred last summer. Water damaged Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Terry Harrison showing a student various organs inside a shark
The annual shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind with Arapahoe Community College Biology/Anatomy Professor Terry Harrison will be held: Friday, March 15, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Colorado Center for the Blind 2233 W. Shepperd Ave. Littleton, CO 80120 Here’s a great accessible STEM activity for Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Rep. Jason Crow visits with CCB Braille Class
We were honored to have freshman Congressman Jason Crow visit the Center this morning. Rep. Crow serves Colorado’s 6th District, which includes the Colorado Center for the Blind. Though he only had an hour, it was plenty of time to learn what we are about, and to meet our students Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
2019 HS Students at NFBinDC, L-R Ian Lee, Rep Diana DeGette, Deyannira Villa Cazares
It was a busy time In Washington, DC that week of January 28. Okay, that’s an understatement. Congresswoman Diana DeGette was called down to the House floor for a vote just as we were getting off the elevator. (We know this because a bell rings in the House office buildings Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Drawing of the US Capitol with the NFB Logo and Whosits in front of the steps
Editor’s Note: In the fall we invited blind Colorado high school students to apply for our first-ever scholarship to attend the National Federation of the Blind‘s annual Washington Seminar. Students were asked to submit an essay telling us why they wanted to go, and we selected two students to come Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Summer Students work with the LabQuest
For 2019, we’ll offer our long-standing summer youth programs, including Confidence Camp/BELL and our 8-week residential program for high school and college-aged youth. But we’ll also offer shorter-term and more focused “modules”, describe below. For more information on our 2019 Summer Youth Programs, contact Martin Becerra-Miranda at 303-778-1130, ext. 2223, Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Ty in the meeting room
During the lunch break, Ty Gillespie talked about his experience going to the National Braille Challenge last summer, held at the Braille Institute in Los Angeles. Were you nervous? “I was really nervous.” Would you go again? “Oh yeah, I’d go again!” Ty took 2nd Place in his age group Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
A snow covered fox serves as a goose deterrent
A snow covered fox serves as a goose deterrent We expect no less. But it just goes to show that blind people are not afraid to travel in the snow, not even the new ones who come from such warmer states as South Carolina, Georgia and Arizona. Independence doesn’t depend Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke
Looking across a snow covered landscape at the Colorado Center for the Blind
Yes, we got a little snow for the New Year, and a lot more cold! Temps dropped below zero in some places, but have been rising steadily since the ball dropped at midnight to start the New Year! Things are looking great for 2019, and we look forward to our Read More
 Posted by Dan Burke