CRIS Radio Featured on CPTV's "All Things Connecticut, Power of Giving" Segment
CRIS Radio in Windsor is host to a one-of-a-kind program that records newspapers, magazines and more for people who are blind or print-handicapped. And there is no shortage of volunteers lining up to read material into audio files.
CRIS Radio Looks To New Technologies To Deliver News Broadcasts To Blind, Disabled
Oct. 18, 2010 By Diane Weaver Dunne, Hartford Business Journal
Carol Gillispie, who has been blind since she was 15 months old due to a rare form of eye cancer, says the news and information that she hears on CRIS Radio offers her far … Continue Reading ››
Community leaders are getting behind the mike to read articles featured in newspapers and magazines to promote CRIS Radio’s mission of serving people who are blind, learning disabled, or physically disabled and unable to handle printed material. Read More.
June 1, 2010 By Hugh McQuaid, For the Journal Inquirer
On a recent Wednesday morning from a sound booth inside the freshly opened new broadcast studio, a CRIS radio volunteer read obituaries for thousands of people across the state with disabilities preventing them from reading the newspaper. Read More.
April 22, 2010 By David Drury, The Hartford Courant
Retinitis pigmentosa long ago took away Ann Kramer's ability to read a newspaper, but it hasn't stopped her from staying up to date on local news, stock market reports and the latest menu offerings in the food pages. Read more.