Category Archives: Colorado

Get a Summer Job at the Colorado Center for the Blind!

From the mailbag: Every summer at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, blind youth learn and grow in confidence that they can live the lives they want.  You can be a part of this summer – a summer neither your … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs at Colorado Center for the Blind

From the mailbag: If you want to have an exciting and rewarding summer then we have the job for you! The Colorado Center for the Blind is now accepting applications from positive blind role models to be residential counselors and … Continue reading

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Colorado Center for the Blind Seeks Blind Role Models

From the mailbag: The Colorado Center for the Blind is now accepting applications from positive blind role models to be residential counselors and instructors in our 2015 summer programs.  We offer 3 programs for students: Summer for Success College Prep … Continue reading

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CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Start Soon

From January 2014, Issue 60 of “Imagineering Our Future:” CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Begin in Spring 2014:  Will Your Child Have Access to Accommodations? Beginning in March 2014, over one million students nationwide will participate in field tests aligned to the … Continue reading

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Summer Jobs at the Colorado Center for the Blind

The Colorado Center for the Blind is now accepting applications from positive blind role models to be residential counselors and instructors in our summer programs.  We offer 3 programs, Summer for Success College Prep Program, Earn and Learn High School … Continue reading

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NFB Summer Programs

Can you tell I’m catching up with my email?  It looks like I’ve got about 39 messages left to get through, so I may find all sorts of interesting things to share! The February 2013 issue of the Jernigan Institute’s … Continue reading

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NFB Bell Program Expanding in 2013!

The NFB is expanding its BELL program in 2013.  It hasn’t made it to Kansas yet–but it’s gotten next door, to Missouri and Oklahoma.  The announcement follows: The NFBJI is excited to announce that our NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy … Continue reading

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From Spartan Blog: Tales From the Chicked: Heather Rayburn

I followed a maze of blog links to get to this post, and it was absolutely worth it.  Heather Rayburn writes about completing her first Spartan Race (an obstacle race, complete with walls to climb, fire to jump, and mud … Continue reading

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Summer Camps for Blind/Vision-Impaired Children – 2012

Over the past year, I’ve noticed that one of my most popular posts was when I provided a list of summer camps for special needs children.  Since the need is there, I’ve compiled a list again this year, with links … Continue reading

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The NFB BELL Program

Yup–it’s another day when I’m going through the “to blog” file in my email inbox and updating the blog with the latest announcements, emails, etc. that I thought I should pass along.  There’ll probably be a little bit of everything … Continue reading

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