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April’s FAST Saturday at @DenverArtMuseum #TactileTables

April’s FAST Saturday at @DenverArtMuseum #TactileTables

Join us for the April Fun Activities and Skills Training (FAST) on Saturday, April 13 at the Denver Art Museum. We’ll be exploring “Treasures of British Art” at DAM’s Tactile Tables. It’s art that is accessible to everyone, except that there is room for only fifteen in our group! Admission to the museum is free. […]

Meanwhile, down in the gym, a dozen blind students were dissecting dog sharks! @ArapahoeCC

Deya and Alma with their Shark

These Denver high school students, Deya and Alma were two of the dozen middle school to college prep students who experienced all the sensory data of a spiny dog shark when they opened one up today at the Center. Well, except for taste. Thanks again to Arapahoe Community College’s Biology Professor Terry Harrison for leading […]

It’s slimy, it’s smelly, it’s SCIENCE! Shark Dissection coming March 15

It’s slimy, it’s smelly, it’s SCIENCE! Shark Dissection coming March 15

The annual shark dissection at the Colorado Center for the Blind with Arapahoe Community College Biology/Anatomy Professor Terry Harrison will be held: Friday, March 15, 2019 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Colorado Center for the Blind 2233 W. Shepperd Ave. Littleton, CO 80120 Here’s a great accessible STEM activity for blind students Grades 6 and […]

Thanks to @RepDianaDeGette for meeting with @nfbco during #NFBinDC, shown here with our 2 high school students!

2019 HS Students at NFBinDC, L-R Ian Lee, Rep Diana DeGette, Deyannira Villa Cazares

It was a busy time In Washington, DC that week of January 28. Okay, that’s an understatement. Congresswoman Diana DeGette was called down to the House floor for a vote just as we were getting off the elevator. (We know this because a bell rings in the House office buildings calling members to the floor, […]

Here’s news about the 2 high school students who submitted successful essays to attend #NFBinDC with @nfbco:

Here’s news about the 2 high school students who submitted successful essays to attend #NFBinDC with @nfbco:

Editor’s Note: In the fall we invited blind Colorado high school students to apply for our first-ever scholarship to attend the National Federation of the Blind‘s annual Washington Seminar. Students were asked to submit an essay telling us why they wanted to go, and we selected two students to come with us. In fact, that’s […]

Announcing Our 2019 Summer Youth Programs

Summer Students work with the LabQuest

For 2019, we’ll offer our long-standing summer youth programs, including Confidence Camp/BELL and our 8-week residential program for high school and college-aged youth. But we’ll also offer shorter-term and more focused “modules”, describe below. For more information on our 2019 Summer Youth Programs, contact Martin Becerra-Miranda at 303-778-1130, ext. 2223, or mbecerra@cocenter.org. Confidence Camp/BELL Academy […]

The #Braille Blizzard Challenge in Littleton!

Ty in the meeting room

We hosted the Braille Challenge today, referred to as the “Braille Blizzard Challenge” by the seven Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) staff members who drove north  in the storm, sometimes at 25 MPH or slower.  It was also slow going for participants, teachers and parents who came from as far away […]

It’s #ColoradoGivesDay! Please make a donation to CCB!

CCB Wreath with Freedom Bell centered and photos of People from each CCB Program area

These are the faces of just a few who have benefitted from previous Colorado Gives Day donations. They range from ages 5 and up and their circumstances are all a bit different, but all have gained the skills and the confidence to “Take Charge with Self-reliance!” This year our Confidence Camp for Kids (CC4K) had […]

Scholarship Available for blind High School Students: Attend the NFB Washington Seminar Jan. 27-30

Scholarship Available for blind High School Students: Attend the NFB Washington Seminar Jan. 27-30

Are you interested in learning about advocacy and legislation? Would you like to meet Colorado’s U.S. Senators and Representatives? Wouldn’t it be fun to travel to our nation’s Capital with dynamic blind leaders? Take advantage of this great opportunity!  Apply for a scholarship offered by the Colorado Center for the blind youth program. Event:  Washington […]

#FAST Programs for Blind Youth: NFB of Denver’s Holiday Party for Youth Dec. 15

#FAST Programs for Blind Youth:  NFB of Denver’s Holiday Party for Youth Dec. 15

Ho! Ho! Ho! Don’t miss our Holiday Party on Saturday, Dec. 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Colorado Center for the Blind!  CCB’s FAST program is teaming up once again with the NFB of Denver Chapter for this event, which will include gift-wrapping for the kids, holiday arts and crafts, and a […]