The Mark Twain House and Museum and CRISAccess have teamed up to provide additional accessibility to the Hartford bard’s old digs. Audio recorded by CRIS volunteers now reads signs from the museum for people with smart devices.
Volunteers from around the state came together on September 19, braving forecasts of Hurricane Jose, to celebrate their dedication to Connecticut's only radio reading service for people with disabilities. Volunteers with 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service were honored.
Ronni Zoback of Tolland sat in the back of a conference room with a dozen other teachers. "Has anyone here heard of CRIS Radio?"
Ronni's hand went up, and when pressed, she told her story. Hear it HERE.
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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State Library (CSL) are working together on a collaborative pilot project to improve access to archival records and historical documents for individuals with print disabilities. Read more.
CRIS is excited to announce the launch of our new website. While you may not notice a big difference, we hope that it improves your online CRIS experience.
Our primary goal with our new website is to improve accessibility for people with disabilities, including those who are blind and have low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photo-sensitivity and combinations of various disabilities.
CRIS is excited to announce the release of updated app for Android devices (2.0) and, finally, our brand new app for for iPhones and iPads (beta) that will give listeners a quick and easy way to take CRIS along. The application will allow you … Continue Reading ››