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Cristian and Charis Hike along the Clear Creek Trail
Aylin carrying in lots of grocery bags for her mini meal
Andres gets ready to get on an RTD Bus
Tabea showing two cucumbers she just picked from the garden
Trevor talks to J.D. while he works with some wire and the Helping Hands Clips
Suzi in Tech Lab learning to use the computer with a screen reader
A small blind woman laughs as her hands rest on a Braille copy of the New York Times Weekly.
Though she retired 20 years ago, CCB founder Diane McGeorge volunteers with our Senior Program every week, teaching Braille and helping lead discussions in support groups.
Mady working at the computer in Tech class
Kyra and Trevor walking to the pond for Birding by Ear Class
staff and students on the front patio grilling and enjoying the day
Everybody was out front today on the grills, making the most of the first day of spring. Delfina, Lyne, Kyra and Libby checking on brats.
Two women arranging their hands on a page of Braille
Julie and Lexi Reading Braille
a blind instructor talks with his student, a senior woman as they walk with white canes along a residential street
Dishon and Olive on the return leg of a travel lesson near the center. Seniors in Charge this year was blessed with lovely fall days.
Alice reads Braille in Eliza’s Braille Class
Beth at the coffee machine behind the counter at Dirt Coffee
a smiling woman with a cart full of groceries outside the store
Lyne did her mini-meal shopping at the Walmart Neighborhood Market in early 2017. She planned, shopped, prepared and served for 15 people.
Ta’lia reading Braille outside on a bench
Abdi writes Braille using a full page slate
Ashley looks at a Great Horned Owl in Birding by Ear Class
Amanda getting on the train
Deya and Alma ready to dissect their Shark
Carolina working on the computer in Tech Class
Andres hurries along a busy street to get to the light rail station
David D. Skiing down the slopes through falling snow
Vika and Martin walk along a shaded sidewalk toward Littleton Downtown Station
David K. walks through the snow on a winter morning
Warren Waiting on the Bus during his Independent Drop
Ty and Shamus with their canes riding on the train
a group of students labor in the snow to build a snow person
Students took advantage of a big snowstorm in late February to work on a snow person at the McGeorge Mountain Terrace Apartments. Some students from warmer states don’t get this chance at home.
Stephannie and Mark work together using a color identifier to match the correct wire colors to re-wire a light fixture in Home Maintenance Class
Ernesto playing the Piano
Rocky and Christina crossing the tracks
female student how to hold the knife as she slices an onion
Here’s a photo from 2017 showing Delfina teaching Ceci how to slice an onion. Many of the techniques we use in teaching involve hands-on instruction. Delfina, who is also blind, puts her hand over Ceci’s in order to show her the proper way to hold the knife, angle and so on, as well as to check that she is able to do so.
Kameron chopping Bell Peppers for part of his Grad Meal
Andres stepping on to the light rail
Beth with cool Blue Mirrored Glasses answering the phone at the front desk
Blind Senior in a red hat marches in the Parade with a group from the Colorado Center for the Blind
Eileen, 92, is flanked by Senior Services Director Duncan Larsen and Senior Outreach Specialist Chris Kinney during the Littleton Western Welcome Week Parade. In front of them is Ashley and behind them are Martin and Brad.
Two female climbers shown on the rock while others look on from below
Carina reading Braille in the Senior Program with Sam and Sue for Spanish Language Group
Trevor uses a Click Rule to measure out pieces for a model of a Light Rail Station he is building in Wood Shop
Summer Youth Canoeing
Stephannie and Eliza take advantage of the warm weather and study Braille outside
Dan H gives a tip of his brown felt hat on Etiquette Day, the height of good manners
Kelly in sleep shades and mask turns her head to her right while she brushes a white horse named Booger with her left hand. Booger is sticking his tongue out.
Amanda coming down the steps at the Light Rail Station
Ryan holds the belay rope for a student seen above on the rock. His t-shirt says “Nobody Can Stop You” in print and Braille.
Martin workis with an Orbit Braille Display and his phone
Lauren walking down the sidewalk and talking on the phone
Carolina seen from above, smiling as she reaches the top of the rock, a wide view of fellow students below and across Clear Creek Canyon.
Janet relaxing and reading Braille
Paul headed out from the Center with his cane
Amanda reading Braille
Katie back from her Independent Drop giving the Thumbs Up and a Huge Smile
Loren listens to the news on his phone while waiting on a train
Izzy plays the piano at the Talent Show
Seniors out for a hike along one of the Greenway trails
Judy shows two pillows she made
Senior Using an iPhone for Taking Notes
Tom M. working on the computer in Tech Class
Ravi looks at tactile art created by other CCB students
Lexy and Kosy in a double kayak
Amanda, Rocky and Christina at the Light Rail Station just as the train arrives
Amanda cracks an egg into a bowl
Stefanie takes a swing at the Zip Ball on Game Day
Mady makes Salsa in the food processor for her Grad Meal
Andres runs to catch his train
Carolina, Leilani and Charles out on Travel along the gravel trail West of the Center
An older woman uses a support cane in her left hand and shorelines on the right with her white cane while her instructor observes
Kathy quickly found her level using a white cane in one hand and support cane in the other. And she and her instructor Stephanie B took full advantage of the fall afternoon out front at the center.
A group of students about to board the Light Rail
Shawn looks at a 3D model of a scene in Art Class so that he can draw a top down map view of it using the Sensational Blackboard
Shawn grinding a knife blade in Shop Class
Anahit and Nate Making a Sandwitch
Petr and Diane H. returning from travel in the rain
Katie reading Braill outside at the round table with the mountains in the background
Summer Youth working together learning to write code using Swift Playgrounds on the iPad
Allie Blanca C.G Dan andMike walkingaround the pond at Sterne Park during Birding Class
Wayne and Stephanie work on phone skills in the lobby
Eliza, Ryan and Aylin Playing Braille Uno
Chris P. reading Braille at her desk
Large group of Summer Youth out in the garden with their bags full of things they picked
Corey decides when it is clear to go and starts the street crossing
Rebecca out on Travel near the Greenway entry on Prince Street
Amanda works with her phone and the computer in Tech class
Loice in her first snow catching snowflakes on her toung
Summer students Mary and Cheyenne each mount a tandem bike with EyeCycle Volunteers while Christina waits her turn
CCB folks Matthew, Skysha Abdi and Cameron walk along Bowles ave about to cross the bridge over the South Platte River
Confidence Camp kids in Downtown Denver
Andres walks along a neighborhood street
Christina getting on the train
Summer students Marie and Amanda enjoying ice cream cones
a senior woman navigates the hallway among other students with her instructor following
Janice and Chris return from a travel lesson and got caught in the traffic between ITP classes, which Janice navigated smoothly. Julie Deden is coming up behind them.
Mady slices Tomatoes for her Grad meal
Aylin mixes Cookie Dough for her Mini Meal
Four rafts head toward white water
Summer staff and students white water rafting on Clear Creek on a hot July, 2017 day.
Leilani is thinking about the answer to a question her Teacher asked in Braille Class about contractions
Laurie uses a pencil grip on her cane and takes her first step down the stairs – Petr instructing
David says hello to Rainbow, his right hand gently sliding down the pony’s nose, while his left hand rests on her back.
Lauren out on the sidewalk standing on the skateboard she made
Christina getting on the bus
Outdoor Braille Class on the Picnic Table during Confidence Camp
Cesar in a yellow Kayak at Bear Creek Lake Park Right profile straight on
Julie and Taylor doing Yoga out on the lawn
Laura in sleepshades tends chicken on the grill
Tom M. Working on his Winning Sauce for the Great Taco Challenge
Holly Hiking along a raging Clear Creek
Lisa makes turns in her chair in the gym to find various destinations – Duncan instructing
A man in winter clothes and boots extends his cane as he walks along a cleared, but snowy bike-pedestrian path, the South Platte to his right, a pedestrian bridge is further back, and the late-day winter sun on the snowy Rockies in the far distance.
Barry loves travel class so much he wanted to teach it for Role Reversal Day, but he’s also considering it as a profession when he graduates.
Five people wearing snow shoes on a wintery forested path with snow covered branches.
Dan, Anthony and Showe with two guides on the snowshoe trail at Lake Eldora. Four inches of fresh, albeit wet, snow flell the night before.
LaDonna- smiling, holding a Hockey stick in the rink doorway as part of our Blind Hockey Program
Ernesto, Taylor and Jordan on their way back from Travel Class
Shaun, Davina, Loren, Mikayla and Dan cross at Church and Prince on the way to ACC
Vanessa and Alejandro with his guitar ready for the show – both
J.D. in the big raft with Mason, Lesse and Lexy
Monique reading Braille at her desk in her office at work
Darien works at the computer during Tech Class
Stephannie writes using a full page slate
Leilani under the locust tree reaches arms to the sky during yoga on the lawn
A delighted Logan making the letter L in Braille with whiffle balls and an egg carton
Jen Working on the computer at the Front Desk
Vika shreading chicken in a crock pot for her grad meal – Celia with a tray of cookies
CCB folks Lewie, Abdi, Matthew Cameron and Skysha walk along a colorful tree lined path leading toward Bowles Ave.