Category Adaptive Builds

An Energizing Meeting

  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 […]

The BecDot

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..  (More on the device and story behind it below).       The Story I am a father of two beautiful children, […]

Huge Surprise, Thanks Philips!!

Huge shout out to the folks over at Philips Hue!! They saw our blog post about our lea puzzle solution using their smart lights and decided to send us their latest model with richer colors.  Looking forward to integrating these new lights into Rebecca’s Lea puzzle solution! Not only does this help our Rebecca but I […]

Interactive Visual Acuity Puzzle (Lea Shapes) using RPi3 and Arduino micro

On one of our visits to the ophthalmologist we were told that we should start familiarizing Becca with the Lea shapes (as to why, you can find more about Becca’s journey here).  Because of her retinitis pigementosa, which is a retinal disease associated with Usher Syndrome, she will need to start vision testing much earlier […]