10 12, 2021

Using AT for Everyday Tasks

2021-12-10T14:30:35-05:00December 10th, 2021|General|

Written by Stacey B. Fulton, OTR/L, ATP, CAPS & Carlie Clayton, OTR/L EASTCONN’s Assistive Technology Department teamed up with EASTCONN’s EXCELS program for an all-inclusive Thanksgiving activity! Our team included students, related services (OT/Speech) and a paraprofessional working together with assistive technology to make it possible to create a yummy Thanksgiving treat. In order to [...]

10 12, 2021

Bushnell Sensory-Friendly Performances with Communication Supports

2021-12-10T13:01:50-05:00December 10th, 2021|General|

Written by Dr. Lauren Tucker The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford continued its sensory-friendly series with a production of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at the end of November. The Bushnell has established a series of sensory-friendly or relaxed events that increase access to the theater for all patrons. During the [...]

23 06, 2020

Free CRISKids Resources During COVID-19

2020-06-24T11:18:02-04:00June 23rd, 2020|General|

CRISKids Audio Library CRIS is offering free, temporary log-in credentials to educators, parents and students to access the CRISKids Audio Library during the pandemic. The CRISKids Audio Library is quite extensive, with more than 1,000 recordings, nearly all requested by teachers in Connecticut. Access to the recordings will be free and available on any Wi-Fi connected [...]

23 06, 2020

Independent Living Centers Use Virtual Strategies to Offer Critical Support

2020-06-23T08:38:54-04:00June 23rd, 2020|General|

Republished  from Connecticut Association of Centers for Independent Living (CACIL) As an Independent Living Advocate, Katie Smolinsky supports and guides people with disabilities through finding ways to live life in the community, such as learning how to use transportation, applying for benefits and finding affordable housing. She also helps with day-to-day living skills, like budgeting. [...]

3 03, 2020

Guidelines for Article Submissions

2022-07-12T08:29:33-04:00March 3rd, 2020|General|

Want to share your articles, information and/or upcoming event? We would love to hear from you & include your contributions in the next CTTAP News e-newsletter and on our blog! Article Submission Guidelines are: One feature article of 1,200-2,000 words Several general articles of 600 words max Digital Accessibility Tip Column Preference is given to articles [...]

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