Today CRIS celebrated the completion of an evaluation of CRIS Radio at an event at the Pond House. Thirteen other Hartford area nonprofits were part of the eighteen month process that including monthly training on conducting and evaluating services. The process was funded by the Hartford … Continue Reading ››
Even at CRIS we sometimes think of our service as a reading service for older people who have lost their vision, and really strictly for people who are blind. That's our history. It's not who we are today. That fact was brought to the front today when … Continue Reading ››
At CRIS, we run into Lions a lot. We are aware of their dedication and the many programs that they have combat enemies of healthy vision. From low vision centers to summer camps, the Lions make their craft fair/raffle ticket/ shad derby monies stretch to make … Continue Reading ››
Very interesting show on WNPR's Where We Live this morning on dyslexia. It should be available with audio on this page in a few hours. Here's the address: http://wnpr.org/post/words-images-understanding-dyslexic-mind.
Today CRIS is producing 9 PSAs for American School for the Deaf. The PSAs were recorded by students, parents and administrators of ASD, as the prepare to celebrate 200 years of educating students who are deaf. The PSAs are funded by the Auerbach Foundation and will will heard on CRIS throughout the year. Did you know … Continue Reading ››
Valerie Ellis, ADA Paratransit Eligibility Coordinator, joins Steve to talk about transportation services in CT for people with disabilities looking for employment.
Here are some links to information discussed on the show:
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. We are so happy to be making a difference!
Windsor Patch- Jan 7, 2017 Windsor Lions To Provide A “Vision Not Required”... A Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum Experience The Windsor Lions Club is currently working on a centennial project, to install and maintain several narrated tours at Northwest Park. Each tour, comprising of numerous stations, will allow … Continue Reading ››