Author Archives: memoriesforbecca
I found this great article on Hack A Day about some research being done to enhance the quality of sound from Cochlear Implants with a method using light. Current solutions relay on electrical stimulus and only a small number of electrodes can be used at one time. This is because electrical signals are difficult […]
Another great time was had at the 2nd Annual “Team Becca” Fundraiser! The amount of raffle items and the quality of the raffle items was just unbelievable!! So many amazing people and businesses donated some incredibly awesome raffle prizes, and we are so grateful!! Ken from KJ Tunes did another great job of keeping the dance […]
Adapt the world labs is nearly official. Our logo is complete and the paper work to finalize our foundation is in the hands of the state. Adapt the World Labs (website coming soon) primary goal is to use technology to develop solutions for people with extra needs and make that technology available to the people […]
Who would have thought at two years old an important decision about school would be so eminent? Tomorrow Beth and I will sit with all of Becca’s service coordinators, doctors, and representatives from the school and the state. All told there will be around ten people descending on the Lacourse household to discuss Rebecca’s educational […]
Today we learned about the first person in the US treated for a degenerative retinal disease using an FDA approved gene therapy. Jack, a thirteen year old boy who is in the video below has a retinal disease which is caused by a mutation of the gene RPE65. Jack’s condition was treated on Tuesday and […]
I thought a lot about courage today and what it meant. The thought was prompted when I got a text from Beth about her day, it was like any normal text but this one caused me to stop and give her a call. I knew her plan today, it was like most days, between the […]
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.