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Thankful for Each Other: Our 2016 #Thanksgiving Together

We were more than ready by noon last Thursday! we’d been waiting for this meal for two weeks, smelling the roasting turkeys and the pies and so much more! Of course, all of our students had a part in preparing it, so they’d been right in the kitchen smelling what […]

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Raise your Lemonade Glass to the Curtis Hotel @thecurtishotel #WeLovetheCurtis

And now raise your lemonade glass in a toast to employees at the Curtis Hotel! Last weekend, at the 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree, Marc Greytak of the Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver presented a check to CCB for $3141.25. That’s pretty exciting, […]

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From Super Bowl Parade to Freedom Bells: A Video Retrospective of 2016

Got about 20 minutes to be wowed? We’re just back from our 2016 National Federation of the Blind of Colorado Convention in Lone Tree from October 27 to 30. All staff and students attended and, since we’re an NFB training center (the NFB of Colorado started the Center in 1988), […]

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Home Management Independence Training Program

The Blind Sniff Test: Maureen & Delfina Call #HowEyeSeeIt Video Out

Does blindness cause people to be unable to tell the difference between water and vinegar? That’s what one #HowEyeSeeIt video concludes. Two of our Home Management Instructors suggest that there’s more than a whiff of the ridiculous in that.

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Cane Travel Independence Training Program

Jackson Can Cross the Street, Can Get the Girl – #HowEyeSeeIt

Okay, this is really not about finding a girlfriend, but it is about Jackson developing the skills and confidence to be an independent blind person. And what’s not attractive about that? He gives his thoughts on the #HowEyeSeeIt challenge as well.

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Computer and Adaptive Technology Independence Training Program

Matt Can Type – It’s Not a Challenge! #HowEyeSeeIt

Believe it or not, the HowEyeSeeIt campaign hsows folks who are convinced they couldn’t type without their vision. Elementary thinking, and a pretty basic skill that Matt mastered long ago.

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A Littleton Slugger, Independent Travel, Fear and Progress

Warren completed his woodshop project this week. We’ll call it a “Littleton Slugger”, which he turned on the mini-lathe. He plans to have all his instructors sign it when he graduates and returns home to Philadelphia. Wednesday Brigid successfully completed her support drop and Marlene went on her solo drop. […]

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Happy 75th Birthday NFB!

The national Federation of the Blind turns 75 today! The NFB was formed in 1940 to bring the collective voice of the blind into being. Blind people in 1940 had little chance to be employed in meaningful jobs or to attend college. Some did, and in a number of states […]