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Pleased to host #BrailleChallenge and the #SRC all today!

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Yes, we’re pleased and excite to be the host site for the Braille Challenge for 2017! Fifteen Metro-area students ages 6 to 17 are here to demostrate their skils in reading, writing and more using Braille. It’s our third year to host the Metro Challenge, which is sponsored by the Braille Institute of America and […]

Not Exactly Winding the Year Down

A group of CCB students pose around a cart with six large trays of goodies to give out

We’re in our final week – final days, really – of the 2016 year at the Colorado Center for the Blind. It’s not exactly like winding down, but more like an all-cylinders-open surge for the finish line. Alejandro went on a support drop yesterday, and is cooking a big meal tomorrow. Ryan served his mini-meal […]

Friday’s Fish Flaying

Two sets of blue gloved hands exploring a shark from either side of the table

Okay, it wasn’t that gruesome! But it was the 11th year that Professor Terry Harrison has led a shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind. The idea was, and still is, to give blind youth a chance to get really hands-on with science. In this case, anatomy. Every year, Professor Harrison arrives about […]

Shark Dissection with @ArapahoeCC’s Terry Harrison Friday! #STEM

teacher and student bend over a dog shark

It’s that time of the year. Just as we start to think about turkey and stuffing with cranberries, it’s time for blind kids in the area to get hands-on with shark innards! As he has for more than a decade, Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison will lead a shark dissection at CCB on […]

Tactile Art Exhibits Coming to @ArapahoeCC & UCAR @ArtACunningham

ACC and CCB staff and students around the Mandala

Tactile art and art shows are in the works this fall, with collaboration and coordination from the Colorado Center for the Blind’s Ann Cunningham as the common medium. First, Arapahoe Community College’s now-annual “Shared Visions” tactile art show will open with a reception on November 10 at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts from 5 […]

Everybody loves the #WesternWelcomeWeek Parade!

a group of people carrying white canes walk down the middle of a street

Students and staff are getting ready for tomorrow’s Western Welcome Week Parade – the highlight of the 10-day celebration in Littleton. After opening our doors for tours and at the same time graduating two of our students, it’s a fun way to end the week. What could be better than walking down the middle of […]

Out of Chute Number 18, the Thursday CCB Tour for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

two women at the front of a group toss a a hefty goal ball back and forth

Thursday, August 18 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. That’s right, this rodeo isn’t over yet! If you missed the fun on Monday evening, you still have another shot tomorrow. Nearly 70 of our Littleton neighbors (and some who happened to be visiting from out of town) stopped by the Colorado Center for the Blind to […]

What’s Goal Ball? Martin, Warren & Jimmy Preview Demos for @WesternWelcomeWeek!

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Littleton’s Western Welcome Week starts … Well, tomorrow! Next week we will give tours and promised that we’ll do Goal Ball demonstrations in the gym, and even let guests take their turn if they like. So, Martin, Warren and Jimmy went down to the gym this week to demonstrate some basics for those who’ve never […]

Come Visit Us During Littleton’s Western Welcome Week!

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Tour the Colorado Center for the Blind We’re inviting the community in to learn how blind people do things, but our real purpose is to give folks a chance to learn that blind people are really a lot like themselves.   You see them all over Littleton traveling with their white canes, many wearing sleep […]

How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

Three students inside a serving window, each serving from a different pan of food

The culmination of the Summer Program each year is of course the awarding of certificates and the talent show. Before that can happen, however, the masses must be fed. The summer students and their instructors draw on their collective learning in the kitchen over the summer and cook a meal for as many as 120 […]