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The Connecticut Radio Information System (CRIS), is Connecticut's only radio reading service. CRIS broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from regional satellite studios in Danbury, Norwalk, Norwich, Trumbull, West Haven, and our broadcast center in Windsor. Read More...
Journal Inquirer, August 29, 2020
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CRIS Radio celebrates 100 years of success for woman's suffrage by collaborating with the Connecticut State Library, the Connecticut Historical Society, Watkinson Library at Trinity College and Hartford Public Library to bring Voices of Woman Suffrage to life.
The project is made possible by a grant from the Pomeroy Foundation.
The collection of items that CRIS has put into audio format for this project includes letters, essays, meeting minutes, leaflets and news articles.
Click on the icon or link to the different categories of materials to be taken to the available resources. A list of resources that were used for this collection is available here.
CRIS Radio is collaborating with the Hartford Courant’s News In Education program by making its lessons available in audio for students who struggle to read. Click HERE for more info.
This is the 23rd year that CRIS will be raising money by gathering old friends and new for an afternoon of the ancient game.
Your participation allows CRIS to offer its service at no cost to people living in the community who are blind or unable to read due to learning, physical, intellectual, and emotional disabilities.
When: Thursday, Sept 24, 2020 Shotgun start – 11 a.m.
Where: Tunxis Plantation Golf Club
For more information, to become a sponsor or to register to play, please click HERE.
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
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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 … Continue Reading ››
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.
Thank you to all who give their time to make … Continue Reading ››
October 15 was Blind Americans Equity Day and CRIS Radio was humbled to be recognized for its collaboration with Mystic Aquarium in providing audio accessibility to exhibits throughout the facility.
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