CRIS Access/Radio

Available to everyone in the state.

QR codes are links to websites that show up when you open your camera on a smart phone. By tapping the QR code, you are directly brought to the audio description.

Various QR codes at museums, zoos, and aquariums that allow those with a visual impairment or anyone to listen to thorough descriptions of the exhibit.

The QR codes describe in great detail the exhibits and what is inside the exhibit.

Many of the QR codes are available in english and español.

Keeps individuals safe from COVID 19 by adding a touch-free feature.

Locations using CRIS Access QR Codes include:

  • Storywalk at Colt Park
  • Windham Textile and History Museum
  • Old Sturbridge Village
  • The New England Carousel Museum 
  • New England Air Museum
  • New Britain Museum of American Art
  • Mystic Aquarium
  • The Mark Twain House and Museum
  • Jonathon's Dream
  • Connecticut Valley Tobacco Museum

CRIS Radio allows those who have a vision impairment or a disability to listen to their favorite magazines and newspapers. 

On Demand service with over 50 free up to date magazines and newspapers.

11 Spanish CRIS Radio magazines are available.

Users may listen to live radio or listen to recordings.

Free radios are loaned out through the state of CT or Download the CRIS Radio app.

Great option for children who have a visual impairment, dyslexia, or a diagnosed disability. Young users are able to keep track of books they read with various fun prizes.