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General Colorado Center Information In the Media Senior Programs

Seniors: The Work Goes On After the Camera Goes Off

While we received exciting coverage on 9News at the Center along with National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) for Colorado Gives Day, and tracked our total as it rose, Tuesday, December 8 was a lot like every other day at the Center. That is, business as usual while potentially […]

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General Colorado Center Information In the Media

YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

(Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to share this press release from WE Fit Wellness, both because it involves our own Maureen Nietfeld and because the Center is an underwriter of WE Fit’s initiatives. Colorado Springs, Colorado (September 1, 2015). Today, WE Fit Wellness announced the addition of Maureen Neitfeld to their […]

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General Colorado Center Information In the Media

Emily’s Oz: The Comcast Press Release

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 […]

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Braille Events In the Media Youth Services

Braille Challenge at CCB February 5

(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 […]

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In the Media

Getting a Feel for Science

Students at @cocenter4blind got a chance to experience science in all its disgusting glory. By Ramsey Scott November 18, 2014 Columbine Courier “Yucks!” blended with yucks as the students probed the stomach contents of the dogfish sharks they were dissecting “I found a claw,” said one student, as he waved […]

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Sharing Monday’s 9News Video and Our Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours! We want to thank our friends, family, neighbors and graduates – because the Colorado Center for the Blind wouldn’t be the success that it is without you! On Monday, November 24 we had a tremendous opportunity to share our message and our purpose on […]

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General Colorado Center Information In the Media

Art Instructor Cunningham Demos Stone Carving at Denver Art Museum

Colorado artist Ann Cunningham has been teaching art to blind students at the Center since … well, it feels like she’s always been with us! That’s why we’re excited to spread the word. For the next two weekends, Ann will be demonstrating stone carving at the Denver Art Museum as […]

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Events General Colorado Center Information In the Media

Center’s 25th Anniversary Celebration In the News!

For the Center’s alums, current students, staff, volunteers and Littleton community members, our 25th Anniversary Celebration was a big deal. Here are some articles about the event that appeared in the local media. Colorado Center for the Blind celebrates turning 25 By Jennifer Smith From the Littleton Independent Just like […]

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Center Hosts Braille Carnival

by Jennifer Smith. Posted Monday, June 24th in the Littleton Independent Louis Braille made a surprise visit to the Colorado Center for the Blind on June 18 — extremely surprising, given that he’s been dead for 161 years. “I’m having a great time,” said “Braille” — portrayed by center instructor […]

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Blind Chemistry Students Learn to Work Independently in Denver Lab

In the chemistry lab at Metro State University in Denver recently, Quinita Thomas expertly traces her fingers around the top of a glass beaker. She gingerly touches the sleek sides of an electronic probe. Then she feels the hard edges a metal test-tube holder. The 17-year-old can hardly contain her […]