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Walking the Virtual Halls at CCB

Moving out of your virtual classroom into the main “lobby,” you could very easily run into a classmate or another instructor, identifiable by their name in the participants list. Not by their video image, however, because of course class time, even remotely, is sleep shade time, too. Still, you might […]

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“Katie Goes to Blind School” #ColoradoGives

Good evening! This is the last blast for Colorado Gives Day. Promise. There’s still time to donate to the Colorado Center for the Blind at the Colorado Gives page And as your reward for clicking on this post, you get to meet Katie. She’s a career social worker whose degenerative […]

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Blindness Skills & Confidence More Necessary Than Ever #ColoradoGives

The skills of independence for our blind students, and indeed for our staff, are more critical in these difficult times than ever before. Even though the world has changed we all at the Colorado Center are still able to work with our students so that they will gain belief in […]

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From the Director: Determination, Challenge, Creativity and Resolve #ColoradoGives

Dear CCB Friends and Family – All of us at the Colorado Center for the Blind hope that each of you had a nice Thanksgiving. The year of 2020 has brought a great deal of determination, challenge, creativity and resolve to us at CCB. The determination came from the staff […]

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Horsing Around with Arapahoe County Sheriff Office’s mounted Unit @ArapahoeSO

Monday August 3 students and staff at the Colorado Center for the Blind met up with members of the Arapahoe County Sheriff Offices Mounted Unit at nearby Sterne Park. When Lt. Rich Anselmi, the unit’s commander first contacted Executive Director Julie Deden a while back about planning something together, Julie […]

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How we held our first Juneteenth celebration

Last month we celebrated Juneteenth for the first time at the center, thanks to a request made by two of our students, Q and James, shown left to right above. James is from Georgia and wanted to have a Juneteenth celebration because the day is celebrated back home. Julie readily […]

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We’re in NFB Convention Mode, Virtually! #NFB20

Every summer we pack ourselves up, staff, ITP students and summer students, and head out to the National Federation of the Blind convention, wherever that may be – Orlando, Dallas, Las Vegas. This year it was going to be in Houston. It often proves to be one of the most […]

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It’s a new kind of graduation, and Charis is the first!

Today Charis is graduating from the center. Hers will be a unique graduation, with the actual Freedom Bell ceremony and the “love session” that typically follows being conducted on Zoom for social distancing purposes. No hug from Julie. Charis was just one week away from finishing her program when we […]

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Happy Holidays! Thanks to All of You, Lives Change at the Colorado Center for the Blind

We’re celebrating the holidays, and we hope you are too! Yes, our programs change lives, class by class, day by day, week by week. Thanks to all of you who donated to our programs this year, we continue to be able to provide our students with the essential tools they […]

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“How My Life Changed at the Colorado Center for the Blind” @CatchTheseWords

Editor’s Note: We introduced you to holly some months ago, when the weather was warmer and she was a relatively new student at the center. She comes from the United Kingdom and her drive to attend the Colorado Center for the Blind stems in part from the fact that, as […]