CRIS is excited to announce the launch May 27th of it's radio stream into St. Francis Hospital (Hartford). Patients will now be able to access the CRIS stream through the cable TV system. St. Francis has also worked with CRIS to stream CRIS en Espanol.
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The Journal Inquirer
devoted a page this week to CRIS volunteers, as they turned out to be recognized for milestone anniversaries.
The JI is read on CRIS daily at 6pm.
Read the page here
November 2014, Journal Inquirer
In furthering its mission to provide access to audio content to the visual and print- challenged, the Connecticut Radio Information System has released an app for Android devices. The CRIS Radio app, which is also available on Google Play for free, enables users to access their favorite programs and other content. Read … Continue Reading ››
March 5, 2013 By Steven Crighton Journal Inquirer
Patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford can turn off the cartoons in favor of the hospital's new in-house radio service, which offers an educational way to pass the time while receiving treatments.
The first-of-its-kind service provides patients the ability to stream CRISKids, an alternative to print magazines … Continue Reading ››
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.