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A little about CCB at #NFBCO17 – @nfbco

Everyone – staff and students – were in Fort Collins last weekend for the 63rd Convention of National Federation of the Blind of Colorado. For some, it was their first convention, while others were very involved in a number of activities and divisions. Above these three recent alums were at […]

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Pie-day Friday

There are always firsts at the Colorado Center for the Blind. For example, today Casey, a relatively new student, went on his first independent route to Romancing the Bean. Sure, he’d been there before, but not traveling on his own. And that’s what makes it a first. Adia has been […]

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Congrats to David D – he made it back from his support drop!

David id it – he completed his Support Drop today with his Travel Instructor Daniel! Congrats David!

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Steve Announces 2 for 1 on Drops: Julie & Ashley Successes!

Who can resist a 2-for-1 deal? Steve called it out at morning announcements – Ashley for her support drop (meaning she spent the morning with Steve), and Julie M. on her solo drop! What a great deal – and they both made it back successfully, and with more confidence in […]

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“I cant’ believe I did it!” Congrats to Serena on Completing her Drop Today!

Confidence

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A Farewell Wave to Our Alabama Friend

We want to give a farewell wave to Jessica Edmiston, who spent Monday through Thursday here at the Center, not just observing, but working under sleep shades all week, going to classes with student mentors and working on the basics of Braille, Assistive Technology, cooking and travel. And as it […]

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Shout out to La. Tech Grad Faculty & Students – Safe Travels! @PDRIB210

Safe travels to our friends from Rustin as they head back to Louisiana on Friday! Two faculty members and five graduate students in Orientation & Mobility from Louisiana Tech University spent this week in the Denver area, observing and working with our staff, exploring the Metro area and testing out […]

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Confidence Is the Cornerstone of Independence: Suzi’s Drop

“Is Suzie here this morning?” asked Daniel yesterday at morning announcements. “No!” protested Suzie This is how it goes sometimes near the end of a student’s program – things can get bunched up a bit. Suzie will graduate on May 10. On Tuesday this week, she completed her Monster Route […]

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Sleepshades, Cinnamon Pudding Cake & Seniors In Charge May 2017

You wouldn’t have needed to be told that Dorine’s Cinnamon-Pudding Cake was an award-winner if you had been anywhere near the Center’s kitchen this afternoon. It’s our spring Seniors in Charge week, and we have five dynamic seniors determined to keep living the lives they want. This afternoon, of course, […]

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Congratulate Courtney, she completed her drop this morning!

She had great weather, and more than a little New Jersey attitude when Steve told us at announcements she was going on her drop this morning. She still had that attitude when she got back after only an hour. “I think I spent more time waiting for the light rail […]