The state has created a webpage with a list of resources (agencies, technologies and services) to help people with disabilities address some of the challenges that the coronavirus is presenting.
The page may be found by clicking HERE.
While CRIS is observing limited offices hours in our Windsor studio, volunteers and staff are … Continue Reading ››
Journal Inquirer, April 10, 2020
Study: Nonprofits help improve reading scores for Enfield Students
ENFIELD — A unique collaboration between two nonprofits — the local Educational Resources for Children Inc. and the Windsor-based Connecticut Radio Information System — that enabled students to listen to audio recordings while following … Continue Reading ››
Due to concerns about the coronvirus and CRIS' great desire to see all of our friends in great health for years to come, Dining and Dancing in the Dark has been canceled. The Gala will return on April 17, 2021. Please save the date.
Volunteers from around the state came together 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.
The judges gave perfect scores to Taylor Kinzler, co-host of NBC CT-Live, who danced a salsa with Arthur Murray Dance Studios pro Kadeem Jordon, and to Eva Zymaris, WFSB reporter, who danced a cha-cha with Luis Cabasa, also a dance pro with Arthur Murray. The audience’s votes broke the tie, giving Kinzler the win for her performance.
Among the evening’s highlights were the dance performances of two CRIS volunteers who also are CRIS listeners, Diane Duhaime and Steve Famiglietti. Duhaime danced a waltz with Arthur Murray’s Crisen McKenzie and Famiglietti, manager of assistive technology at Oak Hill, danced a tango with dance pro Sally Nasatka. READ MORE
Staff and volunteers of three nonprofits recently gathered together Thursday evening to celebrate their unique collaboration to bring words to life for people who are blind or cannot read due to other disabilities at the New England Carousel Museum (NECM). Read more.