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Positive Futures: Tracy Andrews (part 1)

Tracey Andrews, Low Vision Specialist

Tracey Andrews, Low Vision Specialist

Tracy Andrews is a Low Vision Specialist with more than 9 years of experience with both Vision Dynamics and New England Low Vision and Blindness. Tracy shows customers the latest in low vision equipment and shares strategies and tips for living a full and independent life with a vision impairment. Tracy is herself legally blind and can identify with the challenges and struggles our customers face. Tracy loves sharing her message of hope and inspiration to her customers and to groups around New England. Tracy loves to run and completed the New York Marathon. Her passions are spending time with her husband and two children, running with her friends, music and playing with her dogs.

Positive Futures: Tracy Andrews (part 2)

Tracey Andrews, Low Vision Specialist

Tracey Andrews, Low Vision Specialist

Tracy Andrews is a Low Vision Specialist with more than 9 years of experience with both Vision Dynamics and New England Low Vision and Blindness. Tracy shows customers the latest in low vision equipment and shares strategies and tips for living a full and independent life with a vision impairment. Tracy is herself legally blind and can identify with the challenges and struggles our customers face. Tracy loves sharing her message of hope and inspiration to her customers and to groups around New England. Tracy loves to run and completed the New York Marathon. Her passions are spending time with her husband and two children, running with her friends, music and playing with her dogs.

World War I Archives

World War I Archives Made Accessible with Audio Recordings

CRIS Radio, the IDEAL Group, and the Connecticut State Library (CSL) are working together on a collaborative pilot project to improve access to archival records and historical documents for individuals with print disabilities.

This partnership will integrate CRIS Radio's recording of documents from the Connecticut State Library’s World War I archival collections with IDEAL Group’s eReading and Knowledge-Discovery online and Web-based technology, a tool that will significantly improve searching historical primary source documents.  Read more.

 

Paul Young, Chair

 

Paul Young, CRIS Board member

 

Member since: 1992
Term expires:   2017
Retired: Executive Director, Division of Special Revenue, State of Connecticut

"CRIS allows me to give back to the community and share my blessing with those who need a helping hand. CRIS is a well-managed community organization, which is making a difference in the lives of so many people with disabilities.  I am proud to be Chairman of such a caring, effective and dedicated group of individuals who work so hard to better the lives of so many people."