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Our #Mother’sDay Tribute: The Moms of 3 Recent Grads Speak of Independence

Moms, along with Dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins, friends and of course spouses and children, regularly attend the graduation ceremonies of our students. The clips that make up this video are from three 2017 graduations – those for Jackson, Trevor and Brittany, during which their respective moms ( and one grandma), shared their […]

A Farewell Wave to Our Alabama Friend

a woman wearing sleep shades uses her cane to maneuver in the Travel Lobby.

We want to give a farewell wave to Jessica Edmiston, who spent Monday through Thursday here at the Center, not just observing, but working under sleep shades all week, going to classes with student mentors and working on the basics of Braille, Assistive Technology, cooking and travel. And as it happened, she was here to […]

Jamie Principato Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

Jamie (bottom right) holding the rocket with a group of CCB youth launching water rockets

We are excited to feature our former math tutor and continuing collaborator on Science, Technology and Math projects, Jamie Principato, who is a Semi-finalist for the $25,000 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, offered by the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco. Please watch her application video: Jamie Principato Rocket Scientist Semi-finalist for […]

Graham Norwood Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize

Graham Norwood asks Carina a question in Braille Class

We are excited to feature our current student, Graham Norwood, who is a Semi-finalist for the $25,000 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition, offered by the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, San Francisco. Please watch his application video: Graham Norwood Singer and songwriter, current student Semi-finalist for the Holman Prize The inspiration for the […]

Solving the Blindness Puzzle: Trevor’s Tactile Rubik’s Cube #LivetheLifeYouWant

As Trevor explains, he’s been “cubing” for years, figuring out better and faster ways to solve the Rubik’s Cube. Working out how to make the Cube tactile and using all that he’s already learned to solve it nonvisually is just a part of solving the blindness puzzle for Trevor – of taking charge and living […]

Quinoa and Kale? CCB and BLVS Partner Under Shades to Make it Tasty!

We were pleased to have three professionals from Blind Low Vision Services, part of Colorado’s Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) at the Center for training this week. We spent four days together exploring every topic we could think of, including cane travel and cooking under sleepshades. We’ll let them introduce themselves and the meal they […]

Reblog: Grafton’s Chaz Davis has a surprising finish

Chaz presents a Christmas basket of items prepared by CCB students to an officer from the Littleton Police Department

Editor’s Note: We thought this hometown article about our student Chaz and his American record in his first-ever marathon last month well worth the read. Needless to say, we’re excited for him and proud of his achievements! By John Conceison It’s always fine when a competitor thrives during an Olympic year. For Grafton’s Chaz Davis, […]

We’re Excited – Thanks for a Successful #COGivesDay 2016!

Cloe leaping from a paddle board during Confidence Camp

Our 2016 Colorado Gives Day was our most successful ever, and we want to thank all of our friends and new acquaintances who helped make it so! In all, we received $15,230 via the online Colorado Gives web site, and all of that counts toward a share of the $1 million Incentive Fund offered by […]