we are preparing our next fundraiser on May 5th in middleboro to raise awareness and funds for curing blindness and Usher Syndrome. Learn more about our fundraiser here We would love to hear from you in the comments below if you are able to join us. Official invtes will be sent out soon.
It’s been quite a while since our last blog post. We have been so busy. We took the girls to Disney in November just before Thanksgiving, made it through the holidays, and then it was off to Vegas! It’s been a busy few months! Disney was quite a trip! Aside from the typical challenges of […]
On Tuesday the 31st I made a trip up to the Perkins school for the blind in Watertown to meet with a couple of the staff there and show them the BecDot, a braille educational toy I am developing to help provide access to blind and visually impaired people ( more on the device […]
So as it turns out, my assumptions at story-time were correct. We went to Perkins School for the Blind last week for a visual assessment, and the results were not what we had hoped for. We were told that Rebecca’s visual acuity is 20/190+ and that she is right on the fence of being legally […]
This a project I am working on called the BecDot which is a literacy teaching tool I invented for our daughter Rebecca that could be used to teach visually impaired children Braille concepts.. This video talks a bit about our mission. Learn more about Usher syndrome and get involved We are telling the world about […]
I took Rebecca to story time this morning as I usually do on Thursdays. We walked in and sat on the floor with the rest of the moms/grandmothers and their toddlers. A few minutes into story time Rebecca was curious and got up to go look at something at the back of the room. A […]
This past weekend I spent a good portion of the day at a visions seminar hosted by the Foundation Fighting Blindness. It was not until I received a text from Beth that I realized that exactly one year prior was when we found out that Rebecca would eventually go blind. Before that day I would not […]