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CCB Seeks Blind Colorado Youth to Go to DC in February

Early each year, more than 500 blind Americans tap their canes across Capitol Hill in the District of Columbia to keep appointments at the offices of every member of Congress. It is the Washington Seminar of the National Federation of the Blind, and it is how we make our legislative concerns and priorities known to […]

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Learning from Blind/VI Role Models: Martin Featured in @CSDBBulldogs Video Series

The Colorado Schoool for the Deaf and the Blind (CSDB) recently launched a great video series focusing on role models for their blind and deaf students. Our own Martin Becerra-Miranda, Director of Youth Services, is featured in this one:

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FAST Scavenger Hunt: It’ll be a spooky good time… Or will it? Bwahahaha, come and find out for yourselves Oct. 10

2019 – 2020 FAST Program (Fun Activities & Skills Training) A Haunted Scavenger Hunt Can’t wait for Halloween to get here? Want something to do on a Friday night? Never been on a scavenger hunt? Well, come and join CCB for a Friday night of fun! We’ll have plenty of activities to test your problem […]

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Youth Services

Kicking Off the 2019-2020 FAST Program This Friday!

“FAST” stands for Fun Activities & Skills Training, which is our monthly school-year program directed at blind youth and their families. FAST activities wil occur on either the second Friday evening or second Saturday of each month. Back to School: Setting goals, seeing progress, and finding success! Who? Blind students of all ages and their […]

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Youth Services

Chloe’s Party Nets $3000 for CCB

Chloe and her dad Scott stopped by the Center on Monday. Some might remember that Chloe was having a big party at Denver’s Washington Park on Sunday, August 4. The idea – Chloe’s idea – was to raise funds for the Colorado Center for the Blind. Chloe knows a little about CCB. She has been […]

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Run, Walk or Donate to the 2019 #6DotDashCO to Support Braille Literacy #ComeRunwithUs

Bring the whole family and #comerunwithus #6dotdashco. You can Read more about this year’s 6 Dot Dash 5K, or Go Straight to the Registration Page. The National Federation of the Blind of Colorado and the Colorado Center for the Blind are partnering again for our 2nd 6 Dot Dash 5k, June 29! Our first year […]

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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. […]

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Youth Services

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 […]

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

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, […]

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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 […]